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verb [transitive] stage pronunciation in American English /steɪdʒ/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlestaging
past tensestaged
past participlestaged
  1. 1
    to organize an event
    The protest was a well-planned and carefully staged affair.
    You cannot stage a Verdi opera without a chorus.
  2. 2
    to be the place where an event happens
    the city that so successfully staged the 2000 Olympics


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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