Meaning of “upstage” in the English Dictionary

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upstageverb [ T ]

us /ˌʌpˈsteɪdʒ/

to take people’s attention away from someone and make them listen to or look at you instead:

The mayor doesn’t like to be upstaged by his subordinates – he likes to make all the public announcements.

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