(in AM, use centered)
1) ADJ: v-link ADJ prep If an industry or event is centred in a place, it takes place to the greatest extent there.

...the silk industry, which was centered in Valencia.

...the tremor, which was centred on the Carpathian Mountains.

2) ADJ If you feel centred, you feel calm, confident, and in control of your emotions.

I'm trying to be more centred, and not fall apart when I go through difficult things.

English dictionary. 2008.

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