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disco

noun uk   /ˈdɪs.kəʊ/ us    /-koʊ/

disco noun (DANCE)

A2 [C] ( plural discos) ( old-fashioned discotheque) an event where people dance to modern recorded music for entertainment, or a place where this often happens: disco lights
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disco noun (MUSIC)

[U] ( also disco music) a type of music, popular in the 1970s, that people dance to in a nightclub
Translations of “disco”
in Arabic ديسكو, مَرْقَص…
in Korean 디스코…
in Portuguese danceteria…
in Catalan discoteca…
in Japanese ディスコ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 舞蹈, 迪斯科舞会, 迪斯科舞厅…
in Russian дискотека…
in Chinese (Traditional) 舞蹈, 的士高, 迪斯可舞會…
in Italian discoteca…
in Turkish diskotek, disko…
in Polish dyskoteka…
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