Definition of dubplate in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʌbpleɪt/


An acetate or test pressing of a vinyl record, typically one featuring a dub version of a reggae song that is not yet on general release: the hottest tunes could be heard on dubplates prior to their official release
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  • That, my friends is called a test press or acetate or dubplate.
  • He was a young DJ supporting their tunes, so they cut him a VIP dubplate and they all decided to work together after that.
  • In the film, top dollar is paid for a dubplate of the storming track, which is sure to murder Jah Shaka's opposing sound in the highly competitive soundclash that makes for a charged finale.

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