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central

(Essential), adjective basal, basic, capital, cardinal, chief, crucial, dominant, elemental, first, foremost, foundational, fundamental, highly important, indispensable, intrinsic, intrinsical, key, main, major, necessary, pivotal, primal, primary, principal, requisite, ruling, significant, supreme, underlying, vital

central

(Situated near center), adjective center, centric, centrical, equidistant, focal, halfway, inmost, inner, medial, median, mesial, middle, middlemost, midmost
Associated concepts: central board of appeals, central filing, centralization center of gravity doctrine
See also: basic, cardinal, federal, fundamental, important, indispensable, integral, intermediate, leading, master, material, outstanding, primary

CENTRAL. Relating to the centre, or placed in the centre; as, the central courts of the United States, are those located in the city of Washington, whose jurisdiction extends over the whole country. These are, first, the Senate of the United States, when organized to try impeachments; secondly, the Supreme Court of the United States.
     2. The government of the United States is the central government.

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Administrators and students have said the program is a perfect fit for the campus, where an estimated 2,500 of the 34,500 students at California State University, Northridge, have ties to Central American countries, according to school figures.
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The property, assembled over a thirty year period by a previous owner, Fifteen Central Park West is situated on an entire city block and had been the home of The Mayflower Hotel (closed in November 2004 and recently demolished), the United States Motor Company and, at the turn-of-the-century, Dorland's Riding Academy.
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Grand Central had the first paved runway west of the Rockies,'' Underwood said.
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There are clear and present dangers to national security, sovereignty, and public safety in Central America.

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