downstage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

down +‎ stage

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

downstage (comparative more downstage, superlative most downstage)

  1. toward or at the front of a theatrical stage
  2. towards a motion-picture or television camera

Adjective[edit]

downstage (comparative more downstage, superlative most downstage)

  1. At the front of a stage

Noun[edit]

downstage (uncountable)

  1. the part of a stage that is closest to the audience or camera

Verb[edit]

  1. (medicine) (transitive) To restage (a cancer) to a lower stage than that found at last assessment (compare upstage)

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