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staging post

noun [C] uk   UK us  
a place where stops are regularly made on long journeys: Hong Kong is often used as a staging post on flights from Melbourne to London. figurative For people who have spent a long time in a mental hospital, a hostel acts as an important staging post (= a place to stay temporarily) between the hospital and a home of their own.
Translations of “staging post”
in Chinese (Traditional) (長途旅行的)中途站…
in Chinese (Simplified) (长途旅行的)中途站…
(Definition of staging post from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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