中心 (zhong xin): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 24, 2018

中心 (Chinese PinYin: [zhōng xīn]; traditional Chinese:中心) may mean: (1) noun. centre, e.g. 购物中心 (shopping center); (2) noun. focus; (3) adj. core, e.g. 中心任务 (core task); (4) adj. main, e.g. 中心思想 (main ideas). Literally: 中 (central) + 心 (core). It is a high-frequency word that can be used in both spoken and written Mandarin Chinese. Some example phrases and expressions are: 培训中心 (training centre), 中心人物 (key role), 市中心 (downtown), 中心小学 (central primary school), 金融中心 (financial centre), 文化中心 (cultural centre).

1. How to pronounce 中心?

Chinese Pinyin: [zhōng xīn]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 中心

Synonyms: 焦点, 主旨, 重点, 核心, 要旨, 中间, 中央, 主题, 重心,

Antonyms: 边缘, 四周, 周围,

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 中心.

Fixed expression: 购物中心 (shopping center), 市中心 (downtown), 中心小学 (central primary school), 金融中心 (financial centre), 文化中心 (cultural centre),

Collocation: 培训中心 (training centre), 中心人物 (key role), 中心思想 (central idea),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: 中心法则 (central dogma), 中心对称 (central symmetry),

4. How to use 中心 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 中心.

4.1 那个小渔村后来变成了一个工业中心。

Translation: The small fishing village later became an industrial center.

4.2 在抗日战争前,天津是基督教徒的活动中心。

Translation: Tianjin was the center of Christian activity before the Anti-Japanese War.

4.3 这条路去商业中心是最快的

Translation: This road to the commercial center is the fastest.

4.4 上海被认为是中国的经济中心.

Translation: Shanghai is seen as the economic center of China.

4.5 巴黎是世界上古典文化和通俗文化的大中心之一。

Translation: Paris is one of the world’s great centers for classical and popular culture.

4.6 康涅狄格州又称“宪法州”, 地处美国东北部人口集中、经济发达的中心地带,是新英格兰地区最南部的一个州。

Translation: Connecticut, also known as the “Constitution State,” is located in the center of the northeastern United States where population is concentrated and economically developed. It is the southernmost state in New England region.

4.7 法国首都巴黎是欧洲的主要城市,也是艺术,时尚,美食和文化的全球中心之一。

Translation: Paris, France’s capital, is a major European city and a global center for art, fashion, gastronomy and culture.

4.8 位于现在的伊拉克巴格达以南约60英里(100公里),历史上近两千年以来, 巴比伦古城都是美索不达米亚文明的中心

Translation: Located about 60 miles (100 kilometers) south of Baghdad in modern-day Iraq, the ancient city of Babylon served for nearly two millennia as a center of Mesopotamian civilization.

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