The definition of an encore is an additional performance, usually due to the audience's applause or praise.(noun)
An example of an encore is a band coming back to the stage after their announced final song.
See encore in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr, again, still < OFr ancor, prob. < L (hinc) hac hora (from that time) to the present hour
See encore in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French, still, yet, again
Origin: , probably from Vulgar Latin *hinc ad hōram, from that to this hour
Origin: : Latin hinc, from here (from hic, this)
Origin: + Latin ad, to; see ad-
Origin: + Latin hōram
Origin: , accusative of hōra, hour; see hour.
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