Definition of 'city centre'
Example sentences containing 'city centre'
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But city centre bars will remove furniture from outside their premises. The Sun (2013)This will require investment in bigger city centre stores that the owners of such brands prefer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This was also true of busy city centre streets where frequently crossing the road would be dangerous and slow. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They will see capital growth because they are cheaper than the big city centres but still accessible to them. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Negative equity is not only an issue for those who bought new-build apartments in northern city centres. Times, Sunday Times (2008)With shops in city centres and large out-of-town superstores it covers all bases. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The shocking attack happened during the day in a pedestrianised part of Bristol city centre. The Sun (2006)The shops and bars of Leeds city centre are within walking distance. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Together, the hotspots will provide blanket coverage of outdoor areas in the city centres. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Throughout the day, lorries filled with paramilitaries and soldiers paraded slowly down city centre streets. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The suspect was seized on his birthday in an industrial area near Leeds city centre. The Sun (2012)At least 100,000 people are expected to cram into the city centre for the street party. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Most of the city centre's hippest bars use local beers as a selling point. The Sun (2012)It features two clusters of tall buildings, one near the city centre and a second further north. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Can young people again care about music enough to wear distressed dungarees in Birmingham city centre at great risk to their own physical welfare? Times, Sunday Times (2010)I call it the biggest destruction of city centres since the Sixties. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yesterday he launched an initiative under which cars are banned from a part of the city centre on one Sunday a month during the summer. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Brussels mayor told cafe and restaurants in the city centre to close by 6pm. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Or, alternatively, you could go down the large city centre convention hotel business route. Times, Sunday Times (2009)After 90 minutes, they were moved in an army vehicle to another part of the city centre. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Check out this giant advertisement on the side of a Warsaw office block, looming large over the city centre. The Sun (2012)It would swiftly be devoured in a big city centre, but thrives when set against the humdrum that accounts for much of modern British life. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'city centre'
British English: city centre /ˈsɪtɪ ˈsɛntə/ NOUN
The city centre is the busiest part of a city, where most of the shops and businesses are.
There is high demand for city centre offices.
- American English: downtown area
- Arabic: وَسْطُ الـمَدِينَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: centro da cidade
- Chinese: 市中心
- Croatian: središte grada
- Czech: centrum města
- Danish: bycentrum
- Dutch: stadscentrum
- European Spanish: centro urbano ciudad
- Finnish: keskusta
- French: centre-ville
- German: Stadtzentrum
- Greek: κέντρο της πόλης
- Italian: centro della città
- Japanese: 街の中心部
- Korean: 도심
- Norwegian: bysentrum
- Polish: śródmieście
- European Portuguese: centro da cidade
- Romanian: centrul orașului
- Russian: деловой центр города
- Spanish: centro urbano
- Swedish: stadskärna
- Thai: ใจกลางเมือง
- Turkish: kent merkezi
- Ukrainian: міський центр
- Vietnamese: trung tâm thành phố
Definition of city centre from the Collins English Dictionary
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