stage noun - definition in the Learner's Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “stage”

See all translations

stage

noun
 
 
/steɪdʒ/
TIME [C] B2 a period of development, or a particular time in a process: an early stage in his career Our project is in its final stages. I'm not prepared to comment at this stage.Periods of time - general words
THEATRE [C] A2 the raised area in a theatre where actors perform: He's on stage for most of the play.Theatres, cinemas and their parts
the stage performances in theatres: He's written plays for television and the stage.Theatre - general words
Translations of “stage”
in Arabic خَشَبة المَسْرَح, مَرْحَلة…
in Korean 무대, 단계…
in Malaysian pentas…
in French scène…
in Turkish evre, aşama, safha…
in Italian palcoscenico, fase, stadio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 部分, 階段, 發展時期…
in Russian этап, стадия, фаза…
in Polish etap, faza, scena…
in Vietnamese sân khấu…
in Spanish escenario…
in Portuguese palco, estágio…
in Thai เวที…
in German die Bühne…
in Catalan escenari, etapa…
in Japanese 舞台, ステージ, 段階…
in Indonesian pentas…
in Chinese (Simplified) 部分, 阶段, 发展时期…
(Definition of stage noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “stage” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lateral thinking

a way of solving a problem by thinking about it in a different and original way and not using traditional or expected methods

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More