Meaning of CENTRAL in English

CENTRAL

■ adjective

1》 in or near the centre of something.

2》 most important; principal.

■ noun N. Amer. informal a place with a high concentration of a specified type of person or thing: you're in workaholic ~ here.

Derivatives

~ity noun

~ly adverb

Origin

C17: from Fr., or from L. ~is , from centrum (see centre ).

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