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centre

English translation of centre

center

The French translation for 'center' is 'centre'. This word is commonly used in phrases such as 'le centre de la ville' meaning 'the city center'. Just like in English, it is used to describe the middle point of something, or a gathering place or hub. Note that unlike English, French uses European spelling conventions, hence 'centre' instead of 'center'.


Example sentences using: centre

Le centre de tri est proche de ma maison.

English translation of Le centre de tri est proche de ma maison.

The recycling center is close to my house.

Here, 'centre' is used in 'centre de tri', which is a place where waste is sorted and processed.

Je vais au centre-ville.

English translation of Je vais au centre-ville.

I'm going to downtown.

In this sentence, 'centre' is used within the compound noun 'centre-ville', which translates to 'downtown' or 'city centre'.

Le centre commercial est fermé aujourd'hui.

English translation of Le centre commercial est fermé aujourd'hui.

The shopping mall is closed today.

In this example, 'centre' is part of 'centre commercial', which means 'shopping mall'.

Le centre de la terre est très chaud.

English translation of Le centre de la terre est très chaud.

The center of the Earth is very hot.

'Le centre de la terre' translates to 'the center of the Earth'.

J'ai une réunion au centre des congrès.

English translation of J'ai une réunion au centre des congrès.

I have a meeting at the convention center.

'Centre des congrès' translates to 'convention center'.

J'habite près du centre sportif.

English translation of J'habite près du centre sportif.

I live near the sports center.

'Centre sportif' means 'sports center', a place designed for various sports activities.

Nous irons au centre-ville pour le déjeuner.

English translation of Nous irons au centre-ville pour le déjeuner.

We will go downtown for lunch.

Again in this phrase 'centre' is used in the context of 'centre-ville', meaning 'downtown'.

Le centre d'examen était plein de candidats.

English translation of Le centre d'examen était plein de candidats.

The examination center was full of candidates.

'Centre d'examen' means 'examination center', a place where tests are conducted.

Le centre de recherche embauche de nouveaux scientifiques.

English translation of Le centre de recherche embauche de nouveaux scientifiques.

The research center is hiring new scientists.

'Centre de recherche' translates to 'research center', a place dedicated to scientific investigation.

Le Centre Pompidou est un musée moderne à Paris.

English translation of Le Centre Pompidou est un musée moderne à Paris.

The Pompidou Center is a modern museum in Paris.

'Le Centre Pompidou' is a famous museum and cultural center in Paris.

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