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We must remember that politics is more than a power game. The core of politics in my view is to serve our citizens, to serve our fellow human beings.
Kjell Magne Bondevik

Meaning of "core" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CORE

Of uncertain origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CORE

core  [kɔː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CORE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Core is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb core in English.

WHAT DOES CORE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of core in the English dictionary

The first definition of core in the dictionary is the central part of certain fleshy fruits, such as the apple or pear, consisting of the seeds and supporting parts. Other definition of core is the central, innermost, or most essential part of something. Core is also a piece of magnetic material, such as soft iron, placed inside the windings of an electromagnet or transformer to intensify and direct the magnetic field.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CORE

PRESENT

Present
I core
you core
he/she/it cores
we core
you core
they core
Present continuous
I am coring
you are coring
he/she/it is coring
we are coring
you are coring
they are coring
Present perfect
I have cored
you have cored
he/she/it has cored
we have cored
you have cored
they have cored
Present perfect continuous
I have been coring
you have been coring
he/she/it has been coring
we have been coring
you have been coring
they have been coring
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I cored
you cored
he/she/it cored
we cored
you cored
they cored
Past continuous
I was coring
you were coring
he/she/it was coring
we were coring
you were coring
they were coring
Past perfect
I had cored
you had cored
he/she/it had cored
we had cored
you had cored
they had cored
Past perfect continuous
I had been coring
you had been coring
he/she/it had been coring
we had been coring
you had been coring
they had been coring
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will core
you will core
he/she/it will core
we will core
you will core
they will core
Future continuous
I will be coring
you will be coring
he/she/it will be coring
we will be coring
you will be coring
they will be coring
Future perfect
I will have cored
you will have cored
he/she/it will have cored
we will have cored
you will have cored
they will have cored
Future perfect continuous
I will have been coring
you will have been coring
he/she/it will have been coring
we will have been coring
you will have been coring
they will have been coring
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would core
you would core
he/she/it would core
we would core
you would core
they would core
Conditional continuous
I would be coring
you would be coring
he/she/it would be coring
we would be coring
you would be coring
they would be coring
Conditional perfect
I would have core
you would have core
he/she/it would have core
we would have core
you would have core
they would have core
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been coring
you would have been coring
he/she/it would have been coring
we would have been coring
you would have been coring
they would have been coring
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you core
we let´s core
you core
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to core
Past participle
cored
Present Participle
coring
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CORE

cordwood
cordyline
core business
core curriculum
core store
core strength
core subject
core subjects
core time
corecipient
coredeem
coreferential
coregent
coregonine
coreign
corelation
corelative
coreless
coreligionist
corella

WORDS THAT END LIKE CORE

anymore
Baltimore
Bangalore
before
convenience store
encore
explore
furthermore
hardcore
ignore
Moore
more
ore
restore
score
Singapore
store
therefore
to the fore
what is more

Synonyms and antonyms of core in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CORE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «core» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of core
centre · crux · essence · gist · heart · kernel · nub · nucleus · pith

Translation of «core» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CORE

Find out the translation of core to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of core from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «core» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

果核
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

corazón
570 millions of speakers

English

core
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कोर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لُبّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сердцевина
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

núcleo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মূল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cœur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Teras
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kerngehäuse
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

핵심
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Inti
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lõi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கோர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çekirdek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

torsolo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gniazdo nasienne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

серцевина
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

miez
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πυρήνας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kern
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kärnhus
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kjerne
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of core

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CORE»

The term «core» is very widely used and occupies the 2.029 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CORE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «core» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «core» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about core

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10 QUOTES WITH «CORE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word core.
1
Jensen Ackles
When we started, we knew the show was going to be hit or miss, and we needed to find a core audience to really make us survive. And I think we've been able to do that.
2
Angela Ahrendts
You have to realise that I am the third out of six children, and I am raised with very strong core values and a very strong upbringing. I always put myself in other people's shoes.
3
Martin Amis
When I go back to the core of my childhood, my cousin Lucy seems always to be in the peripheral vision of my memories. She is off to one side, always off to one side, with a book, with a scheme or a project or an enterprise.
4
Michael Arrington
I always try to find the truth in a situation. That unvarnished, pure nugget of truth at the core of every issue that I write about.
5
Eric Bana
I think love can come fairly easily and grow - but really liking the core essence of someone is a much harder thing to bottle. If you have both, you're in pretty good shape.
6
Matt Barr
Years go by, but the heart of what we all fight and die for at the core is the same. We fight and die for love and our family and our land and for what's ours. We do things for something as simple as pride.
7
Keith Belling
Marketing is a core part of anything you do.
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Kjell Magne Bondevik
We must remember that politics is more than a power game. The core of politics in my view is to serve our citizens, to serve our fellow human beings.
9
Katrina Bowden
I'm a big fan of spinning and yoga. To strengthen my core, kick-boxing is really effective. The resistance tones everything, and it's a great stress reliever.
10
Michelle Branch
When I sing, I have a sense of peace, I feel like my brain turns off, and I become the core person of who I am - the essence of me. I feel connected to whatever is out there. It's almost like I leave my body and get to watch.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CORE»

Discover the use of core in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to core and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Understanding Common Core State Standards
Understanding Common Core State Standards tells you everything you need to know about the standards.
John S. Kendall, 2011
2
Concepts: Core Readings
Traces the develoment of one of the most active areas of investigation in cognitive science, bringing together the essential background readings and providing a broad sampling of contemporary research.
Eric Margolis, Stephen Laurence, 1999
3
Core Python Programming
Demonstrates the programming language's strength as a Web development tool, covering syntax, data types, built-ins, the Python standard module library, and real world examples.
Wesley Chun, 2001
4
Core J2EE Patterns: Best Practices and Design Strategies
In this book, senior architects from the Sun Java Center share their cumulative design experience on Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) technology.
Deepak Alur, John Crupi, Dan Malks, 2003
5
The Core Six: Essential Strategies for Achieving Excellence ...
If you already have a strong grasp on the Common Core and are eager to do something about it, this book's research-based strategies will help you respond to the demands of the new standards, particularly the English language arts standards ...
Harvey F. Silver, R. Thomas Dewing, Matthew J. Perini, 2012
6
CMSA Core Curriculum for Case Management
This text contains the core body of knowledge for case management practice as delineated by the Case Management Society of America (CMSA), the largest professional organization of case managers.
‎2008
7
Learning Core Audio: A Hands-On Guide to Audio Programming ...
When you’ve mastered the “black arts” of Core Audio, you can do some serious magic. This book will transform you from an acolyte into a true Core Audio wizard.
Chris Adamson, Kevin Avila, 2012
8
Core PHP Programming
Leon's experience in writing PHP books and Zeev's superior knowledge of PHP 5 and its internals have led to a must-buy book for PHP developers. I hope you enjoy this book and that it accompanies you during the adoption phase of PHP 5.
Leon Atkinson, Zeev Suraski, 2004
9
Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice
Based on the IBLCE exam blueprint, thus updated resource allows aspiring and established lactation consultants to assess their knowledge, experience, and expertise in developing an effective study plan for certification. the Second Edition ...
Rebecca Mannel, Patricia J. Martens, Marsha Walker, 2012
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Core Performance Essentials: The Revolutionary Nutrition and ...
Outlines an easy-to-follow routine that can be performed in various rooms of a home or while traveling, in a guide that combines yoga principles with targeted exercises for improved flexibility, joint stability, and balance.
Mark Verstegen, Pete Williams, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CORE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term core is used in the context of the following news items.
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Vodafone's core upgrade to aid network expansion
Vodafone Australia's core network upgrade will make it easier for the company to roll out network expansion plans, CTO Benoit Hanssen has ... «ZDNet, Jul 15»
2
Hillary Clinton has a Common Core problem
Up to now, the Common Core battle has primarily raged within the Republican Party. Business elites favor the education standards and think ... «Al Jazeera America, Jul 15»
3
Newark superintendent, Common Core focus of N.J. Board of …
Prior to the vote on Cerf, the board will hear a presentation on how the state will respond to Christie's edict that Common Core is "simply not ... «NJ.com, Jul 15»
4
EMC sells Syncplicity to focus on core storage business
But continuing to evolve Syncplicity and keep it competitive in the file-sharing industry would divert EMC's attention from its core enterprise ... «Computerworld, Jul 15»
5
Marks & Spencer has 'alienated' core customers
Marks & Spencer has “alienated” its core customers and “must return to the drawing board”, according to a brutal assessment of the retailer's ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
6
The False Promise of Core Knowledge
For the past few years, though, I have been puzzled about E.D. Hirsch's connection to the Common Core. In 2014, Politico published an article ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
7
Vacation Bible Schools align with Common Core
"We're still using Bible stories but we're asking questions that are tied to Common Core," said Olivia Hanley, who helps develop the curriculum ... «The Courier-Journal, Jul 15»
8
Trump mocks Bush over Common Core, immigration
Donald Trump ratcheted up the war of words with Jeb Bush on Tuesday, calling the former Florida governor's support for Common Core ... «The Hill, Jul 15»
9
Colorado Rockies' losing ways are losing their hard-core fans
A friend of mine, who lives just a few houses up the block, is a baseball nut. He's also a hard-core Rockies fan. When we run into each other, ... «The Denver Post, Jul 15»
10
Core Lab Announces Q3 2015 Quarterly Dividend
AMSTERDAM, July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Supervisory Directors of Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE: "CLB US") (Euronext ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»

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