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English definition of “stage”

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
(Definition of stage noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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