UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɒŋkɔːr/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɑŋkɔr, ˈɑn-/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ängkôr, -kōr, än-)

Inflections of 'encore' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
v 3rd person singular
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
en•core /ˈɑŋkɔr, ˈɑn-/USA pronunciation   interj. 
  1. (used by an audience in demanding a repeated or an additional performance) again;
    once more.

n. [countable]
  1. a performance given in response to such a demand.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
en•core  (ängkôr, -kōr, än-),USA pronunciation interj., n., v.,  -cored, -cor•ing. 
  1. again;
    once more (used by an audience in calling for an additional number or piece).

  1. a demand, as by applause, for a repetition of a song, act, etc., or for a performance of a number or piece additional to those on a program, or for a reappearance by the performers, as at the end of a concert, recital, etc.
  2. the performance or reappearance in response to such a demand:He chose a Chopin nocturne for his encore.
  3. any repeated or additional performance or appearance, as a rerun of a telecast or a rematch in sports.

  1. to call for a repetition of.
  2. to call for an encore from (a performer).
  • Latin hinc hā hōrā or hinc ad hōram until this hour
  • French: still, yet, besides
  • 1705–15

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
encore /ˈɒŋkɔː/ interj
  1. again; once more: used by an audience to demand an extra or repeated performance
  1. an extra or repeated performance given in response to enthusiastic demand
  1. (transitive) to demand an extra or repeated performance of (a work, piece of music, etc) by (a performer)
Etymology: 18th Century: from French: still, again, perhaps from Latin in hanc hōram until this hour
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