community center

com·mu·ni·ty cen·ter
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kuh-myoo-ni-tee sen-ter]
    • /kəˈmyu nɪ ti ˈsɛn tər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kuh-myoo-ni-tee sen-ter]
    • /kəˈmyu nɪ ti ˈsɛn tər/

Definitions of community center words

  • countable noun community center A community center is a place that is specially provided for the people, groups, and organizations in a particular area, where they can go in order to meet one another and do things. 3
  • noun community center a meeting place, often a complex of buildings, where the people of a community may carry on cultural, recreational, or social activities 3
  • noun community center a building or other place in which members of a community may gather for social, educational, or cultural activities. 1

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Origin of community center

First appearance:

before 1910
One of the 15% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1910-15

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Parts of speech for Community center


community center popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 3% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for community center

noun community center

  • civic center — In a city or town, a civic center is a building or buildings that contain local government offices and often recreational or cultural facilities for the public.

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