decentre

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Etymology[edit]

From de- +‎ centre.

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decentre (third-person singular simple present decentres, present participle decentring, simple past and past participle decentred)

  1. To remove the centre from.
  2. (optics) To place away from the centre; to make eccentric.
  3. To displace from the centre.
    • 2007, John Darwin, After Tamerlane, Penguin 2008, p. 14:
      The Saidian critique was part of a great sea change, a conscious attempt to ‘decentre’ Europe or even to ‘provincialize’ it.

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