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Inflexiones de 'centro' (n): mpl: centros
Inflexiones de 'centro' (n): mpl: centros

Del verbo centrar: (conjugar)
centro es:
1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo
centró es:
3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) pretérito indicativo

WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2015:

Principal Translations
centro nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (lugar en el centro de algo)middle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)centre nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (US)center nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 En el centro de la habitación había una columna decorada.
 There was a decorated column in the middle of the room.
centro nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (institución)institute, center nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Tengo que dejar unos papeles en el centro de atención al ciudadano.
 * I just got a job at an institute (or: center) for environmental studies.
centro nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (lugar para actividad) (UK)centre nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (US)center nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El centro comercial estaba abarrotado porque había comenzado la temporada de rebajas.
 The shopping centre was packed because the sales had started.
centro nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (punto neurálgico de actividad) (US)center nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)centre nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (city)downtown nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El centro de la ciudad bullía con el ir y venir de los vecinos.
 * They closed off most of the city centre for the royal wedding.
centro nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (decoración de mesa) (US)centerpiece nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)centrepiece nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Compró un centro de mesa precioso para el salón.
 She bought a lovely centerpiece for the living-room.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2015:

Principal Translations
centrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (poner en el centro) (UK)centre vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (US)center vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Centra el cuadro que está demasiado a la derecha.
centrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (focalizar un tema)focus vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (UK)centre vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (US)center vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  concentrate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Hay que centrar el tema porque nos estamos yendo por las ramas.
centrarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (madurar, serenarse)settle down vi + adv
  (colloquial: grow comfortable)find your feet v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (grow comfortable)settle in vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
 Cuando consiguió trabajo y una relación estable consiguió centrarse.
 
Additional Translations
centrar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (estabilizarse)settle down vtr + adv
  help [sb] find stability v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (UK, figurative)stabilize vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (US)stabilise vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Necesita una novia que lo ate corto y lo centre.
 He needs a girlfriend who will rein him in and settle him down.
 He needs a girlfriend who will rein him in and help him find stability.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2015:

Compound Forms:
centro | centrar
apartado del centro far from downtown, in the outskirts of the city, in the suburbs preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
centro académico loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala"). (institución, entidad) (US)academic center nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)academic centre nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
centro acreditado loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala"). (autorizado) (US)accredited center nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  approved establishment nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
centro comercial mall, shopping mall, shopping center nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
centro cultural,
casa de la cultura
loc nm, loc nflocución nominal con flexión de género: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo con flexión de género ("asesino a sueldo, asesina a sueldo"; "primer ministro, primera ministra").
(lugar comunitario) (US)cultural center nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)cultural centre nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  cultural institute nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 En el centro cultural se realizan actividades artísticas para preservan las tradiciones.
 Artistic activities take place in the cultural center to keep traditions alive.
centro de atención  (US)center of attention nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)centre of attention nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
centro de atención a usuarios user help desk nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (US)customer help center nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)customer help centre nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
centro de diagnóstico  (US)diagnostics center nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)diagnostics centre nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
centro de distribución  (US)distribution center nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)distribution centre nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
centro de documentación loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala"). (archivo)documentation center nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El caudal bibliográfico del centro de documentación se especializa en una materia.
 * The documentation center holds more information than I will ever have time to learn.
centro de estudios school, institute, academy nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
centro de flores flower arrangement nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
centro de gravedad nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (física: baricentro)center of gravity nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Intentó colocarlo basándose en su centro de gravedad pero se volcó.
centro de interés grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero"). (lugar importante) (US)center of interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)centre of interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
centro de internamiento para menores,
centro de internamiento de menores
grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero").
(der: delincuentes menores de edad) (US)juvenile detention center nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (US, slang)juvy nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)young offenders' institution nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK, informal)care centre nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
centro de investigación  (US)research center nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)research centre nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
centro de la ciudad  (US)downtown nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)city centre, town centre nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
centro de mesa loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala"). (adorno)centerpiece nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Me encanta poner ikebanas de centro de mesa.
centro de recreo recreational center, rec center
centro de reunión loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala"). (lugar de encuentro)meeting place nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (pejorative)hangout nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 La casona abandonada era el centro de reunión de la pandilla.
centro educativo loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala"). (escuela, colegio)school nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  institute nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  academy nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  education center nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Los centros educativos inculcan conocimientos y valores a los estudiantes.
 Schools instill knowledge and value in students.
centro escolar school nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
centro financiero  (US)financial center nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)financial centre nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
centro histórico nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (ciudad: zona más antigua)historic center, historic district nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El Barri Gòtic se encuentra en el centro histórico de Barcelona.
centro industrial  (US)industrial center nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)industrial centre nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
centro juvenil  (US)youth center nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)youth centre nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
centro médico  (US)medical center nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)medical centre nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
centro penitenciario penitentiary, prison, correctional facility nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
centro turístico grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero"). (atracción de un lugar)center of tourism, tourist area nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
en pleno centro loc adjlocución adjetiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adjetivo ("de fácil manejo", "a contraluz", "de fiar"). (en la parte central)right in the center exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (UK)right in the centre exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  in the heart exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 ¡No te pares en pleno centro de la calle!
 Don't stand right in the center of the street!
mesa de centro grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero"). (mesa auxiliar)coffee table nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
ser el centro de atención loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (ser el punto de las miradas) (UK)be the centre of attention v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (US)be the center of attention v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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