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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