Definition of encore exclamation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɒŋkɔː(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːŋkɔːr//
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an audience calls out encore! at the end of a concert to ask the performer to play or sing another piece of music Word Originearly 18th cent.: French, literally ‘still, again’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: encore

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