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centre

2 verb
     
centre2 British English ; center American English [transitive]
to move something to a position at the centre of something else:
The title isn't quite centred on the page, is it?

centre around/round something

phrasal verb
if your thoughts, activities etc centre around something or are centred around it, it is the main thing that you are concerned with or interested in:
In the 16th century, village life centred around religion.

centre on/upon something

phrasal verb
if your attention centres on something or someone, or is centred on them, you pay more attention to them than anything else:
The debate centred on funding for health services.
Much of their work is centred on local development projects.

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