Definition of 'stage'
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The investigation is in its very early stages. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You have also been criticised for reading from a book on stage when you play a gig. The Sun (2007)They are also one point better off than at the same stage last season. The Sun (2014)The bedroom is another piece of carefully staged theatre. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The world of stage performing calls attention to itself. Christianity Today (2000)Which giant of the political stage was she talking about? The Sun (2010)There was only one short stage of the match where they looked like they might be competitive. Times, Sunday Times (2016)England have identified a number of distinct stages in the evolution of a team. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When she finally leaves the stage the roar is tremendous. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We are awash with hedge funds while we are starved of early stage and growth investment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Only three horses were taken out of the race at the declaration stage. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The nation hopes he can repeat that on the international stage. The Sun (2010)Usually a few hundred people take part in this stage. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The illustrations overleaf show suitable positions for second and first stage labour. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)The company is still in the early stages of assessing the field. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Plays are also staged at other venues during the festival. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But that depends on whether they regroup or collapse like they did at the same stage last season. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Opera has not killed either stage plays or concerts and the fashion for ballet has not forced our actresses on to points. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Above: a giant shining sun lights up the stage at a ceremony. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Today the arena makes most of its money from staging concerts, basketball and ice hockey. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Kenya's national theatre recently staged a play based on his life story. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Once it was over, all but one of the actors left the stage for their dressing rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A Buddhist ceremony was staged in the war crimes court when the news reached Cambodia. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'stage'
British English: stage /steɪdʒ/ NOUN
A stage of an activity, process, or period is one part of it.
...the final stage of a world tour.
- American English: stage
- Arabic: مَرْحَلَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: palco
- Chinese: 阶段
- Croatian: dio
- Czech: fáze procesu
- Danish: scene
- Dutch: fase
- European Spanish: etapa teatro
- Finnish: vaihe
- French: stade phase
- German: Phase
- Greek: σκηνή
- Italian: palcoscenico
- Japanese: 段階
- Korean: 무대
- Norwegian: scene
- Polish: etap
- European Portuguese: palco
- Romanian: etapă
- Russian: стадия
- Spanish: escenario
- Swedish: scen
- Thai: เวทีการแสดง
- Turkish: sahne tiyatro mekan
- Ukrainian: етап
- Vietnamese: giai đoạn
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