Meaning of “backstage” in the English Dictionary

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"backstage" in British English

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backstageadjective, adverb

uk /bækˈsteɪdʒ/ us /bækˈsteɪdʒ/

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 workers

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?

(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)