stagenoun [ C ]uk /steɪdʒ/ us /steɪdʒ/
stage noun [ C ] (PART)
Their youngest child is at the stage where she can say individual words but not full sentences. 他们最小的孩子目前所处的阶段是会说单个的词，但还不会说整句话。
I'm not tired at the moment but I will need a rest at some stage (= at some time) during the walk. 我现在不累，但我在走的过程中有时会需要休息一下。
- My Spanish never really progressed beyond the stage of being able to order drinks at the bar.
- I do not propose to reveal details at this stage.
- At some stage we need to calculate when the project will be finished.
- Confession is the first stage of coming to terms with what you've done.
- The corpse was in an advanced stage of decomposition.
stage noun [ C ] (THEATRE)
Hamlet is on stage for most of the act. 这一幕的大部分时间哈姆雷特都出场。
- The show climaxed with all the performers singing on stage together.
- She made her professional stage debut in Swan Lake.
- The cast all lined up on stage to take their bow.
- She made her exit from the stage to rapturous applause.
- He made his first stage appearance at the age of six.
stageverb [ T ]uk /steɪdʒ/ us /steɪdʒ/
- We're staging a revival of a 1950s play.
- Protesters staged an anti-war demonstration in front of the US embassy.
- Senior union workers staged a walkout this afternoon at the annual conference over the proposed changes in funding.
- Students staged a sit-in in the university offices as part of their protest campaign.
- The commandos staged a daring raid on the enemy.