[ dis-kuh-tek, dis-kuh-tek ]
/ ˈdɪs kəˌtɛk, ˌdɪs kəˈtɛk /
a nightclub for dancing to live or recorded music and often featuring sophisticated sound systems, elaborate lighting, and other effects.
Also called disco.
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British Dictionary definitions for discotheque
/ (ˈdɪskəˌtɛk) /
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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