stagenoun [C]uk /steɪdʒ/ us /steɪdʒ/
stage noun [C] (PART)
- 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)
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.