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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • \ˈän-ˌkȯr\
    • /ˈɒŋ.kɔːr/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • \ˈän-ˌkȯr\

Definitions of encore word

  • noun encore Give or call for a repeated or additional performance of (an item) at the end of a concert. 1
  • noun encore call to return to stage 1
  • noun encore further performance 1
  • interjection encore requesting further performance 1
  • transitive verb encore audience: call for encore 1
  • countable noun encore An encore is a short extra performance at the end of a longer one, which an entertainer gives because the audience asks for it. 0

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Parts of speech for Encore


encore popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

encore usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for encore

noun encore

  • repeat — repeat loop
  • curtain call — In a theatre, when actors or performers take a curtain call, they come forward to the front of the stage after a performance in order to receive the applause of the audience.
  • reprise — Usually, reprises. Law. an annual deduction, duty, or payment out of a manor or estate, as an annuity or the like.
  • return — to go or come back, as to a former place, position, or state: to return from abroad; to return to public office; to return to work.
  • repetition — the act of repeating, or doing, saying, or writing something again; repeated action, performance, production, or presentation.

adverb encore

  • over and over — above in place or position: the roof over one's head.
  • again — You use again to indicate that something happens a second time, or after it has already happened before.
  • recurrently — that recurs; occurring or appearing again, especially repeatedly or periodically.
  • by and by — presently or eventually
  • come again — Some people say 'Come again?' when they want you to repeat what you have just said.

Antonyms for encore

noun encore

  • question — a sentence in an interrogative form, addressed to someone in order to get information in reply.
  • request — the act of asking for something to be given or done, especially as a favor or courtesy; solicitation or petition: At his request, they left.

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