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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
central /'sentrəl/
  • tính từ
    • ở giữa, ở trung tâm; trung ương
      • the central government: chính quyền trung ương
      • my house is very central: nhà tôi ở rất gần trung tâm (thành phố...)
    • chính, chủ yếu, trung tâm
      • the central figure in a novel: nhân vật trung tâm trong cuốn tiểu thuyết
    • central heating
      • sự sưởi tập trung (sưởi ấm bằng hơi nước nóng hay nước nóng chảy qua một hệ thống ống từ một nguồn ở trung tâm)
  • danh từ
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) tổng đài điện thoại
Concise Dictionary
centrals'sentrəl
noun
+a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
adj.
+serving as an essential component
+in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area
+used in the description of a place that in the middle of another place
+centrally located and easy to reach

Thesaurus Dictionary
adj.
1 middle, medial, median; inner, inside:
The central reservation between the carriageways will be planted with bushes.
2 main, principal, important, chief, key, leading, dominant, prime, primary, pre-eminent, cardinal, significant, essential:
Odysseus is the central figure of the poem.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 most important; main: The central issue is that of widespread racism. + She has been a central figure in the campaign. + Prevention also plays a central role in traditional medicine. + Reducing inflation is central to (= is an important part of) the government's economic policy.
2 having power or control over other parts: the central committee (= of a political party) + The organization has a central office in York. + The car has power steering and a central locking system.
3 in the centre of an area or object: central London + Central America / Europe / Asia + There will be rain later in central and eastern parts of the country. + the central area of the brain
4 easily reached from many areas: The flat is very central-just five minutes from Princes Street. + a central location
centrality noun [U] (formal): the centrality of the family as a social institution
centrally adverb: The hotel is centrally located for all major attractions. + a centrally planned economy + Is the house centrally heated (= does it have central heating)?
Collocation Dictionary
adj

1 in the centre

VERBS

be

ADV.

very
Our house is very central, so we can easily get to theatres and cinemas.
| quite

2 most important

VERBS

be

ADV.

absolutely
This distinction is of absolutely central importance.

PREP.

to
These facts are central to the case.


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