Meaning of “onstage” in the English Dictionary

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"onstage" in British English

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onstageadverb, adjective

uk /ˌɒnˈsteɪdʒ/ us /ˈɑːn/

onto or on a stage for a performance:

The audience cheered as the band walked onstage for another encore.
onstage dancers

(Definition of “onstage” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"onstage" in American English

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onstageadjective, adverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˈɔnˈsteɪdʒ, ˈɑn-/

on the stage of a theater or other place where people are performing:

Rock stars usually show up onstage looking just the way you want them to.

(Definition of “onstage” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)