central, telephone exchange, exchange(adj)
a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
cardinal, central, fundamental, key, primal(adj)
serving as an essential component
"a cardinal rule"; "the central cause of the problem"; "an example that was fundamental to the argument"; "computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure"
in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area
"a central position"
being in the centre
being the most important
having or containing the centre of something
Origin: From centralis.
relating to the center; situated in or near the center or middle; containing the center; of or pertaining to the parts near the center; equidistant or equally accessible from certain points
alt. of Centrale
Origin: [L. centralis, fr. centrum: cf. F. central. See Center.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'central' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #464
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'central' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1048
Rank popularity for the word 'central' in Adjectives Frequency: #54
The numerical value of central in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of central in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The U.S. central bank is capping yields.
It certainly will not be the central focus.
All three accused will be shifted to Central Jail.
My wish for you and for all Central Africans is peace.
It was the culture to talk about central bank activity.
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Translations for central
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- централен, главенBulgarian
- centralCatalan, Valencian
- centrální, ústředníCzech
- zentral, mittigGerman
- central, centraleFrench
- fondamentale, centraleItalian
- централен, средишен, главенMacedonian
- sentral, pusatMalay
- منځنیPashto, Pushto
- merkezi, ortaTurkish
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