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dis·co·theque

also dis·co·thèque  (dĭs′kə-tĕk′, dĭs′kə-tĕk′)
n.
A nightclub that features dancing to recorded or sometimes live music and often has showy decor and elaborate lighting.

[French, record library, discothèque, from Italian discoteca, record library : disco, disk, record (from Latin discus, quoit; see discus) + biblioteca, library (from Latin bibliothēca; see bibliotheca).]
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discotheque

(ˈdɪskəˌtɛk)
n
(Pop Music) the full name of disco
[C20: from French discothèque, from Greek diskos disc + -o- + Greek thēkē case]
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dis•co•theque

or dis•co•thèque

(ˈdɪs kəˌtɛk, ˌdɪs kəˈtɛk)

n.
a nightclub for dancing to live or recorded music and often featuring sophisticated sound systems, elaborate lighting, and other effects.
Also called disco.
[1950–55; < French discothèque. See disc, -o-, theca]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.discotheque - a public dance hall for dancing to recorded popular musicdiscotheque - a public dance hall for dancing to recorded popular music
ballroom, dance hall, dance palace - large room used mainly for dancing
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Translations
نادٍ لَيْلي
diskotéka
diskotek
diszkó
diskótek
diskoteka
diskotēka
diskotéka

discotheque

[ˈdɪskəʊtek] Ndiscoteca f
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discotheque

[ˈdɪskətɛk] n
(= place, club) → discothèque f
(= event) → soirée f disco
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discotheque

nDiskothek f
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discotheque

[ˈdɪskəʊtɛk] ndiscoteca
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discotheque

(ˈdiskətek) noun
(usually abbreviated to disco (ˈdiskou) ) a place, or a type of entertainment, at which recorded music is played for dancing.
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