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Although one could be quite decorative - as a table centrepiece. The Sun (2017)The yellow rice, red peppers and seafood make a great centrepiece for the party and it is lean and tasty. The Sun (2016)Hang it in the garden or use it as a table centrepiece when dining outdoors. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He will become the centrepiece of the club. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It also makes a fantastic centrepiece for your dining table. The Sun (2013)This forms the centrepiece of my essay. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He said that he needed to convince them to redesign their homes so that the kitchen becomes the centrepiece. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The table centrepiece is given height by stacking up planks of different lengths and some worn wooden chopping boards along the table. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's beautifully wrapped and can also double as a table centrepiece. The Sun (2010)Burn bright This will make a fab table centrepiece. The Sun (2012)The nation has become the centrepiece of his commitment to Africa. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In small urban gardens, the table and chairs usually form the centrepiece of any new design. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A move to the stadium is the centrepiece of the plan to revive the club. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But once an alliance becomes the centrepiece of your national defence, you take the rough with the smooth. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)These make a spectacular centrepiece. Food Watch (1994)Medieval moment Make it a centrepiece. The Sun (2011)The centrepiece of such plans is likely to be Big Brother. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Plans to make it the centrepiece of Terminal 5 were cancelled. Times, Sunday Times (2009)At 60cm diameter, it makes a spectacular centrepiece. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The project will form the centrepiece of Dubai's construction boom. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Since then he has become the centrepiece of a promising young side who won 10 of their 16 games last season and only narrowly missed the playoffs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'centrepiece'
British English: centrepiece NOUN
The centrepiece of something is the best or most interesting part of it.
He has made reducing poverty the centrepiece of his presidency.
Definition of centrepiece from the Collins English Dictionary
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