noun (plural -ties) Date: 1647 1. the quality or state of being central 2. central situation 3. tendency to remain in or at the center

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  • Centrality — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Centrality >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 centrality centrality centricalness center Sgm: N 1 middle middle &c. 68 Sgm: N 1 focus focus &c. 74 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 core c …   English dictionary for students

  • centrality — /sen tral i tee/, n., pl. centralities. 1. a central position or state: the centrality of the sun. 2. a vital, critical, or important position: the centrality of education to modern civilization. [1640 50; CENTRAL1 + ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • centrality — central ► ADJECTIVE 1) in or near the centre. 2) very important; essential. DERIVATIVES centrality noun centrally adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • centrality — noun a) The state of being central. b) A tendency to remain at, or move towards the centre …   Wiktionary

  • centrality — n. center position, central focus …   English contemporary dictionary

  • centrality — cen·tral·i·ty …   English syllables

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