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community centre

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Leisure
community centrecomˈmunity ˌcentre British English, community center American English noun [countable]  DLa place where people from the same area can go for social events, classes etc
Examples from the Corpus
community centreThe city will purchase the property if not already owned by the city, and build a community centre.You hire a room above a pub or in a community centre and hand out invitations to all your friends.The organisation wants to turn the disused school into a community centre offering religious, educational and leisure facilities.Joyce Standing, a community centre volunteer worker, said a bus ban would have made life impossible for many residents.Cash blow: Efforts to raise £28,000 to keep a popular Hartlepool community centre open have been hit by raiders.Hall fire: A Huyton community centre has been attacked by arsonists for the third time in a month.Muriel opposed planning permission for the new community centre opposite her flat.We play on the astroturf at Framlingham College when we can but sometimes we play on the community centre field.
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