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English definition of “stage”

stage

verb [T]     /steɪdʒ/
to organize a large or important event for a large number of people: London won the bid to stage the 2012 Olympics. stage a conference/event/exhibition stage a protest/stoppage/strike
to start to happen: stage a comeback/rally/recovery Wall Street staged a dramatic recovery, wiping out most of its early losses.
(Definition of stage verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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