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discotheque

or dis·co·thèque

[ dis-kuh-tek, dis-kuh-tek ]
/ ˈdɪs kəˌtɛk, ˌdɪs kəˈtɛk /
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noun

a nightclub for dancing to live or recorded music and often featuring sophisticated sound systems, elaborate lighting, and other effects.

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Also called disco.

Origin of discotheque

From the French word discothèque, dating back to 1950–55. See disc, -o-, theca
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British Dictionary definitions for discotheque

discotheque
/ (ˈdɪskəˌtɛk) /

noun

the full name of disco

Word Origin for discotheque

C20: from French discothèque, from Greek diskos disc + -o- + Greek thēkē case
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