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1. A music entertainment system providing prerecorded accompaniment to popular songs that a performer sings live, usually by following the words on a video screen.
2. The performance of such music.
[Japanese karaoke : kara, void, empty + alteration of ōke(sutora), orchestra (from English orchestra).]
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a. an entertainment of Japanese origin in which people take it in turns to sing well-known songs over a prerecorded backing tape
b. (as modifier): a karaoke bar.
[from Japanese, from kara empty + ōkesutora orchestra]
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ka•ra•o•ke(ˌkær iˈoʊ ki)
the act of singing along to prerecorded music from a device that combines the voice and music and sometimes displays the words on a screen.
[1975–80; < Japanese, =kara empty + oke orchestra]
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A Japanese word meaning empty orchestra, used to mean the pastime of singing a popular song to a prerecorded backing tape.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
karaoke[kɑːrəˈəʊkɪ] N → karaoke m
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n → Karaoke nt
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karaoke[ˌkɑːrɪˈəʊkɪ] n → karaoke m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
karaoke→ كَاراَوْكَهُ karaoke karaoke Karaoke καραόκε karaoke karaoke karaoké karaoke karaoke カラオケ 노래방 karaoke karaoke karaoke karaoke, karaokê караоке karaoke การร้องเพลงไปกับทำนองเพลงที่มีเนื้อร้องบนจอทีวี karaoke karaoke 卡拉OK
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