Definition of “stage” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /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.

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A2 the raised area in a theatre where actors perform:

He's on stage for most of the play.
the stage

performances in theatres:

He's written plays for television and the stage.

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