Definition of centerpiece noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    centerpiece

     noun
    (centrepiece)noun
    NAmE//ˈsɛntərˌpis//
     
     
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  1. 1[singular] the most important item This treaty is the centerpiece of the government's foreign policy. The water lily is obviously the centerpiece of any water garden.
  2. 2a decoration for the center of a table
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