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verb [transitive]     stage pronunciation in American English
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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

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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