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English definition of “upstage”

upstage

adverb, adjective [before noun]     /ʌpˈsteɪdʒ/ US  /ˈʌp.steɪdʒ/
towards or at the part of a theatre stage that is furthest from the people watching the performance: He looks upstage to where the body is lying. → Opposite downstageTheatres, cinemas and their parts
(Definition of upstage adverbadjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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