centrepiece
centrepiece centrepiece n. same as {centerpiece}.

Syn: centerpiece. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • centrepiece — BrE, centerpiece AmE noun (C) 1 a decoration, especially an arrangement of flowers in the middle of a table 2 (singular) the most important, noticeable or attractive part of something (+ of): The centrepiece of Bevan s policy was the National… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • centrepiece — [ˈsentəˌpiːs] noun [C] 1) the most important feature of something The president s speech was the centrepiece of the event.[/ex] 2) a decoration or arrangement of flowers that you put in the middle of a table …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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  • centrepiece — n. decoration placed in the center (of a table, etc.); most important or central thing …   English contemporary dictionary

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