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disco

Pronunciation: /ˈdɪskəʊ/

Translation of disco in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -cos)

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (nightclub) discoteca (feminine), disco (feminine) [colloquial/familiar] 1.2 countable/numerable (party, dance) (British English/inglés británico) baile (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • These will ban the carrying of firearms in restaurants, clubs, discotheques and pubs between 10 pm and 6 am.
    • They were ‘employed’ through intermediaries and announcements in clubs, bars and discotheques seeking people with computer literacy and good English.
    • The village itself has two guarded beaches, many small family hotels, clubs, bars, restaurants and discotheques, currency change bureaus and regular public bus transport and taxis.
    1.3 uncountable/no numerable disco (music) música (feminine) disco (before noun/delante del nombre) [record/beat] de música disco
    Example sentences
    • The work's equally edgy score incorporates techno, disco, and house music.
    • The group scored the first major reggae, rock / disco and hip-hop hits.
    • He navigates through that abyss that few artists dare to explore, culling from the far reaches of jazz, lounge, disco, and even classical music.
    1.4 uncountable/no numerable (style of dancing) baile (masculine) disco or de discoteca

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