cen|tral|i|ty


cen|tral|i|ty
cen|tral|i|ty «sehn TRAL uh tee», noun.
central position or character: »

Figurative. Clear grasp of ideas, centrality of purpose (W. M. Rossetti).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • cen´tral|iz´er — cen|tral|ize «SEHN truh lyz», verb, ized, iz|ing. –v.t. 1. to bring to or toward a center; locate in a center. 2. to gather together at a center; concentrate: »The administration of the city schools was centralized during Mayor Jones term of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cen|tral — «SEHN truhl», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. of the center; being or forming the center: »the central mass of the atom. The sun is central in the solar system. SYNONYM(S): focal. 2. at the center; near the center: »the quicker central flow in a pipe,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cen|tral|ly — «SEHN truh lee», adverb. at the center; near the center: »The business district is centrally located …   Useful english dictionary

  • cen|tral|ize — «SEHN truh lyz», verb, ized, iz|ing. –v.t. 1. to bring to or toward a center; locate in a center. 2. to gather together at a center; concentrate: »The administration of the city schools was centralized during Mayor Jones term of office. 3. to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cen|tral|ism — «SEHN truh lihz uhm», noun. a theory or principle of centralizing control, especially in a government. –cen´tralist, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • cen|tral-fire — «SEHN truhl FYR», adjective. = center fire. (Cf. ↑center fire) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cen|tral|ise — «SEHN truh lyz», transitive verb, intransitive verb, ised, is|ing. Especially British, centralize …   Useful english dictionary

  • cen|tral|is|tic — «SEHN truh LIHS tihk», adjective. of centralism; having to do with or favoring centralism …   Useful english dictionary

  • cen|tral|i|za|tion — «SEHN truh luh ZAY shuhn», noun. 1. the coming or bringing to a center. 2. a gathering together at a center: »Centralization of medical services may prevent waste of effort. 3. a bringing together under the control of a single authority: »the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cen|tral|ness — «SEHN truhl nihs», n, = centrality. (Cf. ↑centrality) …   Useful english dictionary


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