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centrepiece

(ˈsɛntəˌpiːs) or

centerpiece

n
an object used as the centre of something, esp for decoration
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.centrepiece - the central or most important featurecentrepiece - the central or most important feature; "education was the centerpiece of the Democratic Party's political platform"
characteristic, feature - a prominent attribute or aspect of something; "the map showed roads and other features"; "generosity is one of his best characteristics"
2.centrepiece - something placed at the center of something else (as on a table)
decoration, ornament, ornamentation - something used to beautify
epergne - a large table centerpiece with branching holders for fruit or sweets or flowers

centrepiece

noun focus, highlight, hub, cynosure, star This year the centrepiece of the Festival will be its presentation of two rarely performed operas.
Translations

centrepiece

centerpiece (US) [ˈsentəpiːs] Ncentro m de mesa (fig) → atracción f principal

centrepiece

[ˈsɛntərpiːs] (British) centerpiece (US) n
[table] → milieu m de table
(fig) (= key feature) → pièce m maîtressecentre spread n (British) (in newspaper, magazine)double page f centralecentre stage n (= prime position) to take centre stage → occuper le devant de la scène
to return to centre stage → revenir sur le devant de la scène

centrepiece

centerpiece (Am) [ˈsɛntəˌpiːs] ncentrotavola m (fig) → pezzo forte, punta di diamante
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He made his carpet in circles--first a circle of old gray tomcats, with their tails all pointing toward the center; then a circle of yellow cats; next a circle of black cats and a circle of white ones; then a circle of all sorts of cats; and, finally, a centerpiece of assorted kittens.
It's the embroidered centerpiece she was working at.
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Made with fruits or vegetables, these striking table centerpieces are destined to be conversation pieces at your next summer party.
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Centerpieces for the tables were created by students from The Educational Alliance Art School.
The chapter held a Decorate Santa contest; winners received the table centerpieces.