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Meaning of “backstage” in the English Dictionary

"backstage" in British English

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backstageadjective, adverb

uk   us   /bækˈsteɪdʒ/
in the ​area behind the ​stage in a ​theatre, ​especially the ​rooms in which ​actorschangetheirclothes or where ​equipment is ​kept: We went backstage after the show to ​meet the ​actors. backstage ​workers If something ​happens backstage, it is not ​generallyknown about: The ​organizers say it's a ​faircontest but who ​knows what goes on backstage?
(Definition of backstage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"backstage" in American English

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backstageadjective, adverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈbækˈsteɪdʒ/
in or to the ​area behind the ​stage of a ​theater: We went backstage after the show to ​meet the ​actors.
(Definition of backstage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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