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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Being at or placed in the center.
  • adj. Having a specified center. Often used in combination: a soft-centered candy; a yellow-centered daisy.
  • adj. Self-confident, goal-oriented, and well-balanced: "He's a centered guy. He's always seemed to know what he wanted, and gone after it in a concrete way” ( Vanity Fair).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to the location that is middle-most to.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of center.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. being or placed in the center.
  • adj. concentrated on or clustered around a central point or purpose.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. being or placed in the center

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