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Recreation.[as modifier] ‘the rec center’
pleasure, leisure, relaxation, fun, enjoyment, entertainment, amusement, refreshment, restoration, distraction, diversionView synonyms
- ‘I am hoping to stop my city from closing our rec center.’
- ‘If the rec center closes, there could be an increase in juvenile crime!’
- ‘The rec center is even older and isn't meeting the needs of many in the community.’
- ‘Since we don't have a curfew Friday, we thought a bunch of the girls could get together in the rec hut and have a little shindig.’
- ‘Well, don't tell Elle, but everyday after practice we head over to the rec center and hold our own practices.’
- ‘Hey, there's a teen meeting at the rec center tonight.’
- ‘We're here at the rec center, and it's safe side day!’
- ‘The local rec center sponsors stuff, so see what softball teams or swim clubs are looking for new talent.’
- ‘He headed for the rec tent and the nearest phone.’
- ‘I wanted to make a big contrast between the chapter about the swanky Petroleum Club and the down-to-earth rec center.’
- ‘I used to play softball in the rec leagues, but not anymore.’
- ‘I like to play racquetball; I like to try to get over to the rec center on my bike.’
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