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English definition of “karaoke”

karaoke

noun [U]     /ˌkær.iˈəʊ.ki/ US  /ˌker.iˈoʊ.ki/
a form of entertainment, originally from Japan, in which recordings of the music but not the words of popular songs are played, so that people can sing the words themselves: a karaoke bar/machine/nightSinging in general
(Definition of karaoke noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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