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cen·tral

central

 
 
pronunciation:
sen trl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: in the center or being the center.
The library is in the central part of town.
synonyms:
middle
antonyms:
outlying
similar words:
intermediate
definition 2: main or principal; most important.
Harry is the central character in the book.
synonyms:
chief, crucial, key, main, principal
similar words:
cardinal, essential, fundamental
derivation: centrally (adv.)
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The word central contains the following parts:
centr, centri, centro Greek root that means center