Definition of techno noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈteknəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈteknoʊ//
[uncountable] Styles of music
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a type of fast, electronic dance music, typically with little or no singing See related entries: Styles of music Culture Techno is a mixture of electronic music and 'samples' (= short pieces of music recorded from other records). It became very popular in Britain and America in the 1990s, especially among young people who go to clubs. Word Origin 1980s: abbreviation of technological (see technology).
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