offstage Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"offstage" in British English

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offstageadjective

uk   /ˌɒfˈsteɪdʒ/  us   /ˌɑːf-/
off the ​stage, or ​happening behind or at the ​side of the ​stage, so that ​people who are ​watching cannot ​see: The ​maincharacters are offstage for most of the second ​act. used to ​describe a ​performer when they are not ​performing in a ​play or ​film, etc.: Though ​bestknown for the ​funny and ​outspokenroles that she ​plays on ​screen, offstage she is ​shy and ​ratherserious.
offstage
adverb uk   us  
He never ​actuallyappears in the second ​half of the ​play - you just ​hear his ​voice offstage.
(Definition of offstage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"offstage" in American English

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offstageadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈɔfˈsteɪdʒ/
behind or at the ​side of the ​stage, so that ​people who are ​watching cannot ​see: We could ​hear someone ​shouting offstage.
(Definition of offstage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “offstage”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不在舞台上的, 台后的, 幕后的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不在舞臺上的, 台後的, 幕後的…
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