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stage British & World English

A point, period, or step in a process or development

stage English Thesaurus

a stage in the development

the stage in stage British & World English

The acting or theatrical profession

Key Stage British & World English

(In the UK except Scotland) any of the four fixed stages into which the national curriculum is divided, each having its own prescribed course of study. At the end of each stage, pupils are required to complete standard assessment tasks

Key Stage New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

fixed stage of UK national curriculum

fare stage British & World English

A section of a bus or tram route for which a fixed price is charged

sound stage British & World English

An area of a film studio with acoustic properties suitable for the recording of sound, typically used to record dialogue

stage left British & World English

On the left (or right) side of a stage from the point of view of a performer facing the audience

stage door British & World English

An actors' and workmen’s entrance from the street to the area of a theatre behind the stage

stage name British & World English

A name assumed for professional purposes by an actor or other performer

stage play British & World English

A play performed on stage rather than broadcast or made into a film

centre stage British & World English

The centre of a stage

landing stage British & World English

A platform, typically a floating one, on to which passengers from a boat disembark or cargo is unloaded

report stage British & World English

(In the UK and Canada) the stage in the process of a bill becoming law at which it is debated in the House of Commons or House of Lords after it is reported

stage-diving British & World English

The practice (typically among audience members) of jumping from the stage at a rock concert or other event to be caught and carried aloft by the crowd below

stage effect British & World English

An effect produced by the lighting, sound, or scenery in a play, movie, etc.

stage fright British & World English

Nervousness before or during an appearance before an audience

stage-manage British & World English

Be responsible for the lighting and other technical arrangements for (a stage play)

stage-struck British & World English

Having a passionate desire to become an actor

stage whisper British & World English

A loud whisper uttered by an actor on stage, intended to be heard by the audience but supposedly unheard by other characters in the play

thrust stage British & World English

A stage that extends into the auditorium so that the audience is seated around three sides

committee stage British & World English

The third of five stages of a bill’s progress through Parliament when it may be debated and amended

stage direction British & World English

An instruction in the text of a play indicating the movement, position, or tone of an actor, or the sound effects and lighting

stage presence British & World English

The ability to command the attention of a theatre audience by the impressiveness of one’s manner or appearance

hold the stage British & World English

Dominate a scene of action or forum of debate

set the stage for British & World English

Prepare the conditions for (the occurrence or beginning of something)

stage left in stage British & World English

On the left (or right) side of a stage from the point of view of a performer facing the audience

intervention British & World English

An occasion on which a person with an addiction or other behavioural problem is confronted by a group of friends or family members in an attempt to persuade them to address the issue

onstage British & World English

(In a theatre) on the stage and so visible to the audience

restage British & World English

Present (a performance or public event) again or differently

offstage British & World English

(In a theatre) not on the stage and so not visible to the audience

substage British & World English

An apparatus fixed beneath the ordinary stage of a compound microscope to support mirrors and other accessories

hold the stage in stage British & World English

Dominate a scene of action or forum of debate

apron stage in apron British & World English

A projecting strip of stage for playing scenes in front of the curtain

multistage British & World English

Consisting of, occurring in, or involving several stages or processes

stagecoach British & World English

A large closed horse-drawn vehicle formerly used to carry passengers and often mail along a regular route between two places

stagehand British & World English

A person who moves scenery or props before or during the performance of a play

set the stage for in stage British & World English

Prepare the conditions for (the occurrence or beginning of something)

stage production in stage play British & World English

A play performed on stage rather than broadcast or made into a film

stage left or right in stage British & World English

On the left (or right) side of a stage from the point of view of a performer facing the audience


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