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ENCORE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does encore mean? 

ENCORE (noun)
  The noun ENCORE has 1 sense:

1. an extra or repeated performance; usually given in response to audience demand

  Familiarity information: ENCORE used as a noun is very rare.


ENCORE (verb)
  The verb ENCORE has 1 sense:

1. request an encore, from a performer

  Familiarity information: ENCORE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENCORE (noun)


Sense 1encore [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An extra or repeated performance; usually given in response to audience demand

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("encore" is a kind of...):

performance (the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment)


ENCORE (verb)


Sense 1encore [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Request an encore, from a performer

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Hypernyms (to "encore" is one way to...):

bespeak; call for; quest; request (express the need or desire for; ask for)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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