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staging postnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsteɪ.dʒɪŋ ˌpəʊst/  us   /ˈsteɪ.dʒɪŋ ˌpoʊst/ UK
a place where stops are regularly made on long journeys: Hong Kong is often used as a staging post on flights from Melbourne to London.figurative For people who have spent a long time in a mental hospital, a hostel acts as an important staging post (= a place to stay temporarily) between the hospital and a home of their own.
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in Chinese (Simplified) (长途旅行的)中途站…
in Chinese (Traditional) (長途旅行的)中途站…
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