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stagestage2 ●●○ verb [transitive]  1 APTPERFORMto organize a public eventstage a strike/demonstration/sit-in etc Activists staged a protest outside the parliament. exhibitions staged in Paris The candidates’ public appearances were carefully staged (=not natural).2 stage a comeback/recovery etc→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
stageIn 1993, Rorion decided to stage a big-money tournament of the type popular back home.They staged a magnificent production of "Aida" in the amphitheatre.Now to help raise money for the centre, volunteers are staging a sponsored sleep out on Friday.In the cyst stage a strong covering protects the parasite and allows it to survive the acid conditions of the stomach.They've already staged four one day strikes and this lunchtime they took their campaign to Downing Street.The plays were staged in sets of six, with no applause between parts of a set.It cost thousands of pounds to stage the concert, including performers' fees and the hire of equipment.Leverich also staged "The Glass Menagerie" here.Female speaker Voice over It's mix and match at Chipping Norton, where they're staging their first ever mixed fours.stage a strike/demonstration/sit-in etcPeople living in Marl Drive staged a demonstration after waiting more than 18 hours for council workers to come to their assistance.It was unclear how far the students are willing to go, but some suggested staging a sit-in along police cordons.Unemployed workers staged strikes, and hungry peasants in many areas seized estates and took over village councils.Falun Gong's decision to stage demonstrations here has created a vexing dilemma for Hong Kong officials and business leaders.This is why it is important to avoid reducing fundamentalism to a handful of agitators who stage demonstrations in the streets.Disabled workers will be staging a demonstration outside the County Council in Trowbridge before Councillors meet to decide their future.I thought to stage a demonstration that would surprise Professor Summerlee here.