staging post Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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staging postnoun [C]

uk   us   UK
a ​place where ​stops are ​regularly made on ​longjourneys: Hong Kong is often used as a ​stagingpost on ​flights from Melbourne to London.figurative For ​people who have ​spent a ​longtime in a ​mentalhospital, a ​hostelacts as an ​importantstagingpost (= a ​place to ​staytemporarily) between the ​hospital and a ​home of ​their own.
(Definition of staging post from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “staging post”
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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