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English definition of “backstage”

backstage

adjective, adverb uk   /bækˈsteɪdʒ/ us  
in the area behind the stage in a theatre, especially the rooms in which actors change their clothes or where equipment is kept: We went backstage after the show to meet the actors. backstage workersTheatres, cinemas and their parts If something happens backstage, it is not generally known about: The organizers say it's a fair contest but who knows what goes on backstage?Secrecy and privacy
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