centrality


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cen·tral·i·ty

 (sĕn-trăl′ĭ-tē)
n.
1. The state or quality of being central.
2. A tendency to be or remain at the center.

centrality

(sɛnˈtrælɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
the state or condition of being central

cen•tral•i•ty

(sɛnˈtræl ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. a central position or state.
2. a vital, critical, or important position.
[1640–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.centrality - the property of being central
spatial relation, position - the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated; "the position of the hands on the clock"; "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"
marginality - the property of being marginal or on the fringes
Translations

centrality

[senˈtrælɪtɪ] N (frm) → centralidad f

centrality

[sɛnˈtrælɪti] n (= prime importance) → rôle m central

centrality

n (= central location)zentrale Lage; (fig: = importance) → zentrale Bedeutung

centrality

[ˌsɛnˈtrælɪtɪ] n (frm) → centralità f inv
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