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center of attraction

A person, place, or thing that attracts the most attention among others. There were many movie stars at the premiere, but the leading lady was the center of attraction. Temple Bar is definitely the center of attraction in Dublin.
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center of attraction, the

Something or someone that attracts the most interest or curiosity. For example, The Ferris wheel is always the center of attraction at our carnival, or Jan is the center of attraction wherever she goes. This expression comes from physics, where since about 1770 it has denoted the point to which bodies tend by gravity or the action of centripetal force.
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He said that there are several regional sporting events held every year in different parts of the country, adding that these sporting events are center of attraction for the tourists from different parts of the world and provide them maximum level of joy and happiness.
He said that as the school would be a center of attraction for the foreign students, researchers and scholars across the globe especially Buddhist countries, a hostel meant only for foreigners would also be established along with the school to provide better boarding facilities to them.
With rainbow-colored hair and numerous large hoop earrings, Kelly Smith was the center of attraction the first time she stepped into the shot put and discus areas as a Royal High freshman.
Brats restaurant and bar formerly occupied over half the space featuring a dramatic cathedral ceiling with a magnificent atrium view as the center of attraction.
stalls that remained a center of attraction for the people who thronged here in droves to have the delight of the expo.
Turkey is a center of attraction for its great economic development," Masimov said.
The center of attraction at the Hansen Dam Recreation Area is an artificial 9-acre boating and fishing lake, and a 1.
HU's laboratories were center of attraction where student could not resist to experiment on Ohm's Law, making electricity from hydrogen gas and doing several other laboratories experiments.
The report said that there has been a great development in the private health services in the recent years, stating that Turkey has become a center of attraction in the health tourism area with its health facilities, qualified labor force and technological infrastructure.
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