encore

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French encore ‎(more, again), probably from Late Latin in hanc hōra ‎(until this hour).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɒŋkɔː/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɑnkɔɹ/, /ˈɑŋkɔɹ/
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  • Hyphenation: en‧core

Noun[edit]

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 hōra ‎(until this hour). 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?
    Do you want some more?
  3. again
    Écris-le encore une fois!
    Write it once again!
  4. (after the adverb pas) yet, not yet
    Je n'ai pas encore fini.
    I haven't finished yet.

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