[It., again]

  1. Again, as a request to repeat a performance. The same as the French term, encore.
  2. Still more; used generally with tempo indications, such as "ancora meno mosso" (still more slowly).

See also [Eng.] again; [Fr.] encore; [Ger.] noch; [Ger.] wieder; [It.] ancora.

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