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  • n. Plural form of encore.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of encore.

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Examples

  • Some think of leftovers as a dirty word, so I prefer the term encores, as culinary author Roy Andries de Groot did.

    Ellen Kanner: Meatless Monday: Leftovers, Encores, It's All Good

  • The encores were the hymn "How Can I Keep From Singing," superbly sung without accompaniment, and Stephen Foster's "Beautiful Dreamer."

    SFGate: Don Asmussen: Bad Reporter

  • Among the encores was a high-spirited rendering of Zequinha de Abreu's "Tico Tico," for which Ms. O'Connor and Ms. Meneses as a percussionist joined Mr. Fisk.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Viewers will watch comedy repeats, the networks have learned, so CBS 'Monday night sitcoms and ABC's Wednesday comedy lineup will be what the networks like to call "encores" for the next two weeks.

    The Green Bay Press-Gazette Latest Headlines

  • Viewers will watch comedy repeats, the networks have learned, so CBS's Monday night sitcoms and ABC's Wednesday comedy lineup will be what the networks like to call "encores" for the next two weeks.

    post-gazette.com - News

  • "A lot of people buy tickets because of the big name and are waiting throughout the program to see what the encores are going to be."

    Opera singer Joyce DiDonato talks about her all-American work ethic

  • Then a flurry of encores including the ubiquitous "Every Breath You Take", followed by "Next To You," where we saw The Police's Sting run, jump and rock like a young lad from Northern England.

    Elizabeth Thorp: At 60, Sting Can Still Rock a Packed House & a Muscle Tee

  • It's also why you don't hear many encores at these gatherings.

    Rockers Too Far Up the Stairway to Heaven

  • Only in a set of three encores did Gulyak seem to open up and take risks - especially the big, broad chords of Rachmaninoff's C-Sharp Minor Prelude, Op.

    Performing arts reviews

  • Ganz's remarks were as heartfelt as his playing in the first installment of his projected 10-year, 15-concert traversal of the master's complete works, but if he plans to continue this practice he would be well advised to calculate the talking time when planning programs as of 10:30, he was still playing encores - etudes, both with extended spoken introductions.

    Ganz's copious, commanding Chopin project

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