cen-

cen(o)-

 
word element [Gr.], new; empty; or denoting relationship to a common feature.

cen-

prefix meaning "common": cenadelphus, cenesthesia, cenesthopathia.
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Nothing has been left undone to cripple their intellects, darken their minds, debase their moral nature, obliterate all traces of their relation- ship to mankind; and yet how wonderfully they have sustained the mighty load of a most frightful bond- age, under which they have been groaning for cen- turies
He knew that when Turk got into Main Street he would become the cen- ter of a whirlwind of cries and comments, that in truth the old man was going far out of his way in order to pass through Main Street and exhibit his skill in wheeling the boards.
In a press release at the end of the meeting, the Secretary General of the CEN-S AD, Mohamed Al-Madani Al-Azhari, affirmed that the ministerial committee had discussed the role the Community must play, notably its structures and institutions, in the realization of the objectives for which the regional grouping was created.