community center

noun

Definition of community center

: 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 But resources are still tight, and residents still feel stigmatized, said Ali El Abbouti, another youth worker at Foyer who manages his own community center. New York Times, 4 Jan. 2022 On an unusually warm mid-December afternoon, Derris Ross stood at the steps of his community center on 42nd Street and Post Road — greeting families with pizza and a smile. Lawrence Andrea, The Indianapolis Star, 17 Dec. 2021 Fresh produce is something Beacon Place members grow for themselves through the spring and summer on land the organization owns across from its community center. Steve Sadin, chicagotribune.com, 12 Nov. 2021 Finance Director Karen Fegan said a good deal of the increase is made up by the new pool/community center project (which has a total budget of $17 million) that is now in the planning stages. cleveland, 14 Dec. 2021 To commemorate the grand opening, Smashburger will host a community giveback event with The Bridge Teen Center, a nonprofit community center that provides free programs and events for teens from neighboring communities. Bob Bong, chicagotribune.com, 14 Dec. 2021 Hayes, along with more than 100 others, is now about 10 miles south of Mayfield in a shelter set up in the community center of a Baptist church. Washington Post, 13 Dec. 2021 Hayes, along with more than 100 others, is now about 10 miles south of Mayfield in a shelter set up in the community center of a Baptist church. Austyn Gaffney, Antonio Olivo And Scott Wilson, Anchorage Daily News, 13 Dec. 2021 She's also created a clothing closet, a furniture donation center, a community center, a free daycare center and a tutoring program for children. Usa Today Network Ventures Staff, USA TODAY, 10 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of community center

1899, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of community center was in 1899

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11 Jan 2022

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“Community center.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/community%20center. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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community center

noun

English Language Learners Definition of community center

: a building or group of buildings where there are classes and activities for the people who live in a community

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