The '-centred' groupThese combining forms combine with a range of other words:
with nouns: -based, -centred
with adverbs: -based
with nouns and adverbs: -orientated, -oriented
The adjectives formed indicate the central focus or interest of someone or something.
-based -based (graded) -centred (graded) -orientated (graded) -oriented (graded)
Whatever their significance, scientific theories are absolutely fundamental to Western science-based culture and civilisation.
He joined a child-centred community where there were equal rights between adults and children.
So how should the privatised utilities and other more commercially orientated institutions set about preserving a sense of civic duty?