Definition of centrepiece noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    (especially US English centerpiece) noun
    BrE BrE//ˈsentəpiːs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsentərpiːs//
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  1. 1[singular] the most important item This treaty is the centrepiece of the government's foreign policy. The water lily is obviously the centrepiece of any water garden.
  2. 2a decoration for the centre of a table