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English definition of “upstage”

upstage

verb [T]     /ʌpˈsteɪdʒ/
to take people's attention away from someone and make them listen to or look at you instead: Most supporting bands tend to be youngsters, and rarely upstage the star.Surpassing in quality or number
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