名词:stageful 动词过去式:staged 过去分词:staged 现在分词:staging 第三人称单数:stages
1 [C] platform or area (usu in a theatre) on which plays are performed to an audience 舞台（通常指剧场中的）
*He was on (the) stage for most of the play. 他几乎整出戏都在台上. =>illus at App
1 见附录1插图, page ix.
2 the stage [sing] the profession of actors and actresses; life and work in the theatre 演员的职业; 戏剧表演; 舞台生涯
*She advised her son not to choose the stage as a career. 她劝儿子不要选择戏剧表演作职业.
3 [sing] (fig 比喻) scene of action; place where events occur 场所; （事件发生的）现场
*Geneva has become the stage for many meetings of world leaders. 日内瓦已成为世界领袖经常召开会议的地方.
4 [C] point, period or step in the development, growth or progress of sth/sb 某事物[某人]的发展、成长或进步的程度、时期或阶段
*at an early stage in our history 在我们历史发展的早期
* At this stage it's impossible to know whether our plan will succeed. 目前尚无法预见我们的计画能否实现.
* The baby has reached the talking stage, ie is beginning to talk. 这婴儿已经会说话了.
(a) distance between two stopping-places on a journey; part of a journey （行程中两站之间的）路程; 一段路
*travel by easy stages, ie only for a short distance at a time 分段作短程舒适的旅行
* She did the first stage of the trip by train. 她行程的第一段是乘火车的.
(b) (Brit) section of a bus route for which there is a fixed fare （有固定票价的）一段公共汽车路程
*travel two stages for 30p 乘坐两段路程, 车费30便士.
(c) stopping-place after such a part of a journey or bus-ride （一段路程终了的）站.
6 [C] section of a space-rocket with a separate engine, jettisoned when its fuel is used up （火箭的）级.
7 [C] (infml 口) = stage-coach
*take the next stage out of town 乘下一趟公共马车出镇.
8 (idm 习语) be/go on the `stage be/become an actor 当[成为]演员; 登台演出
*She's wanted to go on the stage from an early age. 她从小就想当演员. set the stage for sth prepare for sth; make sth possible or easy 为某事作好准备或创造条件
*The president's recent death set the stage for a military coup. 总统最近死後, 酝酿着一场军事政变. ,up/,down `stage further from/nearer to the front of the stage when acting in a play, etc （演出时）在（向）舞台後部[前部].
1 present (a play, etc) on a stage; put (sth) before the public 将（戏剧等）搬上舞台; 上演
*stage a new production of `King Lear' 上演新编排的《李尔王》.
2 arrange for (sth) to take place; carry out 实行（某事）; 进行; 举行
*stage a protest rally 举行抗议大会
* stage a `come-back, eg after retiring as a sportsman 复出.
The 2003–04 UEFA Champions League group stage matches took take place between 16 September and 10 December 2003. The group stage featured teams qualified by their league positions and others who had come through qualifying.
1. Eventually, however, the second stage of culture shock appears. 然而文化冲击的第二阶段最终还是出现了。
2. But then we move on to the next stage of the training, where some of the problems which actually crop up on the street are imitated. 然后进入训练的下一步：模拟在街道上实际会出现的一些问题。
3. For it produces a resentful animal who at a later stage may well turn man-killer. 因为这种方法训练会使动物反感，在以后某个时期可能会变成伤人的动物。
4. With this, he hurried off the stage. 他一边说着，一边匆匆下台。
5. We found a table close to the stage. He ordered half a liter of beer and I ordered a grape soda. 我们找了一张靠近舞台的桌子，他要了半升啤酒，我则要了一杯葡萄汽水。
6. The actress walked on to the stage with great confidence. 女演员满有信心地走上舞台。
7. They performed on a makeshift stage of wood planks. 他们在一个用木板搭的临时舞台上演出。
8. They performed on a makeshift stage of wood planks. 他们在一个用木板搭的临时舞台上演出。
9. Tourism was then still in its infant stage. 旅游业当时还处在初创阶段。
10. The next stage is to get the elephant to the training establishment, 下一步就是把象带到训练场所，