encore

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From French encore (more, again).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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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InterjectionEdit

encore!

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

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VerbEdit

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.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

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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Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 20:28