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Definition of 'hub'

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It is a hub airport that is just simply in the wrong place. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Heathrow is already the most expensive hub airport in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)London is one of the most important trading hubs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The power is provided by a specialised switch or hub in the network. Computing (2010)They may end up with white elephants rather than hubs of international commerce. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is seen as a commercial, cultural and business hub. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The three parks flow out of a central hub, making it easy to walk between them. The Sun (2016)What you put at the hub of the wheel determines its strength. Christianity Today (2000)These spread out in clusters from a central hub of elegantly restrained public areas. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The internet too can be considered a huge network of interconnected hubs and links. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is no real residential centre or hub. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They welcomed the consultation on a hub airport. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The kitchen is the hub of activity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The city is also well established as a hub for international money laundering. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Metal pipes connect the fluid in the master cylinder to the brake mechanism in each wheel hub. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are nodes which are all connected but there is no central hub. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Both are financial hubs and shopping centres. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Security has improved and the base they used at the airport is a hub of commercial operations. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And the pools were a hub of activity. The Sun (2008)Now it is to be rebranded as an international hub of expertise. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Both our hub airport and motorway network need upgrading. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It aims to become the premium international business hub for European airlines. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The Toon is now one of our most important cultural hubs. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The place became a hub for celebrity fans from business and Bollywood. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's a central hub of business for so many companies both domestic and overseas. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The move confirms Salford as an important media hub. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's like a face without a nose or a whirling bicycle wheel without its hub. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The rides from the hubs to the centre will be marshalled, so novices should feel safe. Times, Sunday Times (2007)During the winter it is an important resort hub for locals and visitors from all over Europe. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It ensures that London is a global hub for business and business deals and that the country is firmly on the map. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If all goes well Afghanistan could become a transit and trade hub for central and southern Asia. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Punters expected the no-frills airline to keep picking up business passengers and holidaymakers across its expanding network of European hubs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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Translations for 'hub'

British English: hub NOUN
You can describe a place as a hub of an activity when it is a very important centre for that activity.
The island's social hub is the Cafe Sport.
  • American English: hub
  • Brazilian Portuguese: centro
  • Chinese: 活动中心
  • European Spanish: centro
  • French: centre
  • German: Zentrum
  • Italian: fulcro
  • Japanese: 中枢
  • Korean: > 중심지활동
  • European Portuguese: centro
  • Spanish: centro

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