Meaning of centerpiece

cen•ter•piece

Pronunciation: (sen'tur-pēs"), [key]
— n.
  1. an ornamental object used in a central position, esp. on the center of a dining-room table.
  2. the central or outstanding point or feature: The centerpiece of the evening was a play put on by the employees.
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