a particular point or period in the course of a process or set of events; state reached at a particular time
the raised floor on which plays are performed in a theatre
perform or arrange for public show
cause to happen, especially for public effect
"we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected"
"a remarkable degree of frankness"
"at what stage are the social sciences?"
"he clambered up onto the stage and got the actors to help him into the box"
"an early movie simply showed a long kiss by two actors of the contemporary stage"
"we went out of town together by stage about ten or twelve miles"
"then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise"
"All the world's a stage"
"it set the stage for peaceful negotiations"
"we are going to stage `Othello'"
"the neighboring tribe staged an invasion"
From her first entry on stage..she was radiant.
His life had to be acted out, as though on a stage.
出自： P. Fitzgerald
It was remarkable that the company was..surviving on the world stage.
Columbia University's music department had agreed to stage the..opera.
出自： H. Carpenter
He wrote five plays..although only two were staged.
出自： P. Dally