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Grammar detail: を中心に

を中心に - to center around, to focus on, to revolve around
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noun X
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を中心に
means
to center around X; to focus on X; with X at the center etc.
This expression means that something happens or is done with X as the central or main place, object, person etc. The specific meaning depends on the context.
こうせい
厚生
せつび
設備
ちゅうしん
中心
そうだん
相談
させていただきたい
おも
っています

I'd like to be able to have a discussion that is centered around welfare facilities.
がいこく
外国
かわせ
為替
レートってどのように
あらわ
がいこく
外国
かわせ
為替
しじょう
市場
べい
ドル
ちゅうしん
中心
ひょうじ
表示
されます

How should foreign exchange rates be shown? In the foreign exchange market they are displayed centered on the American dollar.
せかい
世界
けいざい
経済
アメリカ
けいざい
経済
ちゅうしん
中心
うご
いている
という
じじつ
事実
だれ
ひてい
否定
できない
Nobody can deny the fact the world economy revolves around the American economy.
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Kanji used in this grammar

チュウ   ジュウ   なか middle   
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シン   こころ heart   
コウ   あつ thick   
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セイ   ショウ    life   なま raw   いかす to enliven   いきる to live   いける to arrange flowers   うまれる to be born   う to give birth to   き pure, undiluted   お to grow, to sprout   はえる to grow, to sprout   はやす to grow, cultivate   
セツ   もうける to prepare (for), provide   
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ビ   そなえる to prepare, to provide for   そなわる to be furnished with   
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ソウ   ショウ    minister   あい- mutual   
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ダン    discussion   
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シ   おも to think   
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ガイ   ゲ   そと outside   ほか other   はず to remove, mislead   はずれる to come off, to miss   
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コク   くに country   
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イ    do   
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タイ   かえる to replace   かわる to be replaced   
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ヒョウ   おもて surface, front   あらわ to show, to present   あらわれる to be present, to appear   
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シ   いち market   
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ジョウ   ば place   
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ベイ   マイ   こめ rice   
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ジ   シ   しめ to show   
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セ   セイ   よ the world   
カイ    world   
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ケイ   キョウ   へ to elapse   
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サイ   finish   す to be finished   すます to be through with   
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ドウ   うご to move, to stir   うごかす to shift, to move   
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ジ   ズ   こと thing; matter   
ジツ    fruit; reality   み fruit, nut   みの to bear fruit   
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だれ who   
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ヒ   いな no   
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テイ   ジョウ   determined   さだ decidedly, truly   さだめる to decide, determine   さだまる to be determined   
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