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Could be a fashion-centre in the papers (7)

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I believe the answer is:

perhaps

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'could be a' is the definition.
I can't judge whether this defines the answer.

'fashion-centre in the papers' is the wordplay.
'fashion' is an anagram indicator.
'centre in' means to look at the middle letters.
The middle of 'the' is 'h'.
'h'+'papers'='hpapers'
'hpapers' is an anagram of 'PERHAPS'.

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