community center
noun Date: 1915 a building or group of buildings for a community's educational and recreational activities

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • community center — ☆ community center n. a meeting place, often a complex of buildings, where the people of a community may carry on cultural, recreational, or social activities …   English World dictionary

  • community center — noun a center where the members of a community can gather for social or cultural activities • Syn: ↑civic center • Hypernyms: ↑center, ↑centre * * * (US) (or Brit community centre) noun, pl ⋯ ters [count] : a building …   Useful english dictionary

  • community center — com munity ,center noun count a building used by members of a community for meetings and social events …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • community center — a building or other place in which members of a community may gather for social, educational, or cultural activities. [1910 15, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • community center — location where people of a certain area can participate in activities (also spelled community centre) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • community center — commu′nity cen ter n. soc a building in which members of a community may gather for social, educational, or cultural activities • Etymology: 1910 …   From formal English to slang

  • community center — A place where the people may meet in the pursuit of social, cultural, or recreational activities. See recreational center …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • Washington, D.C. Jewish Community Center — Established May 3, 1925 (original ground breaking) February 22, 1926 (official opening) Aft …   Wikipedia

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