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encore

Pronunciation: /ˈɑːnkɔːr; ˈɒŋkɔː(r)/

Translation of encore in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • bis (masculine) to play/sing an encore tocar*/cantar un bis (as interjection/como interjección) ¡otra!
    Example sentences
    • And then it's time for the encores and final farewells.
    • At 62 she rarely betrayed her age and, if my memory serves me correctly, she performed a number of encores to thank the very enthusiastic audience.
    • They order a jug of sangria, watching the Argentinian who, aware of his audience's renewed interest, is now performing an encore.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • pedir* la repetición de

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