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Center on   /sˈɛntər ɑn/   Listen
Center on

verb
1.
Center upon.  Synonyms: center, concentrate on, focus on, revolve about, revolve around.  "Our day revolved around our work"
2.
Have as a center.






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"Center on" Quotes from Famous Books



... big airy recreation halls, well stocked with man's playthings, which the government has erected on the Zone; I, who two weeks before had been thankful for lodging on the earth floor of a Honduranean hut. The Y. M. C. A. is the chief social center on the Isthmus, the rendezvous and leisure-hour headquarters of the thousands that inhabit bachelor quarters—except the few of the purely barroom type. "Everybody's Association" it might perhaps more properly be called, for ladies find welcome and the laughter of children ...
— Zone Policeman 88 - A Close Range Study of the Panama Canal and its Workers • Harry A. Franck

... certain sources rapidly decided his choice of companions. It was young Stoneleigh's misfortune that at this epoch in his development he was situated where money could buy immunities and attract apparent friendships. He was of fine appearance, and should by all rights have made center on the Academy football team, being the largest, heaviest, strongest boy in school. But one day in football togs is the sum of his football history. Academy days went in good feeds, the popularity purchased by his freedom of purse and easy-going ...
— Our Nervous Friends - Illustrating the Mastery of Nervousness • Robert S. Carroll



Words linked to "Center on" :   concern, pertain, touch on, be, bear on, relate, touch, focus on, refer, have-to doe with, revolve around, come to



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