community center

noun

: a building or group of buildings for a community's educational and recreational activities

Examples of community center in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The schools were open in addition to the city’s many permanent cooling centers, such as libraries and community centers. Joseph Wilkinson, New York Daily News, 7 July 2024 The kids and the families who come here matter, and what this community center does for the city of Fayetteville matters. Michael Main, arkansasonline.com, 28 June 2024 Conversation and community center Chinese artist Isaac Chong Wai’s deeply personal seven-channel video series In Falling Reversely (2021–2024), located in the Arsenale’s Corderie. Chris Erik Thomas, ARTnews.com, 28 June 2024 The foundation has been working with two interns from San Jose State University’s urban planning program on the community center project. Isha Trivedi, The Mercury News, 26 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for community center 

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Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of community center was in 1899

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“Community center.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/community%20center. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

community center

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