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disc jockeynoun [C]

(US also disk jockey) uk   us   (abbreviation DJ)
B1 someone who ​playsrecords and ​talks on the ​radio or at an ​event where ​peopledance to ​recordedpopularmusic, such as a ​nightclub
(Definition of disc jockey from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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disc jockeynoun [C]

 /ˈdɪsk ˌdʒɑk·i/ (abbreviation DJ)
someone who ​playsrecordedmusic on the ​radio or at a ​dance, ​party, or other ​event
(Definition of disc jockey from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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