encore

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Etymology[edit]

From French encore (more, again).

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encore (plural encores)

  1. A brief extra performance, done after the main performance is complete.
    To play an encore.
    Can I get an encore? We want more!
  2. A call or demand (as by continued applause) for a repeat performance.
    The encores were numerous.

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Interjection[edit]

encore!

  1. (said by audience members after a performance) Please perform again!

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Verb[edit]

encore (third-person singular simple present encores, present participle encoring, simple past and past participle encored)

  1. To call for an extra performance or repetition.
  2. To call for an encore.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Late Latin *(in) hanc hora (until this hour) < Latin hanc hora. Compare Occitan encara, Italian ancora.

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Adverb[edit]

encore

  1. still
    Êtes-vous encore là?
    Are you still there?
  2. more
    Voulez-vous encore du pain?
    Would you like more bread?
    Tu en veux encore?
    You want some more?
  3. again
    Encore une fois.
    Once again.
  4. yet
    Je n'ai pas encore fini.
    I haven't finished yet

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