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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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stalls that remained a center of attraction for the people who thronged here in droves to have the delight of the expo.
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"Turkey is a center of attraction for its great economic development," Masimov said.
In the exhibition, more than 20 stalls were put on display that remained center of attraction for textile lovers.
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.
He said that there were several regional sporting events held every year in different parts of the country, adding that these sporting events were center of attraction for the tourists from different parts of the world and provide them maximum level of joy and happiness.
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Tatar said Turkish shopping mall investor Turkmall would construct a shopping mall in TRNC, which would be named "Forum Cyprus, adding that TRNC could draw international capital via Turkey, and make TRNC a center of attraction.
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.
Firat said he would start selling Efes in five different venues in the Ring street which is the center of attraction in Cologne.
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