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stage

2 verb
     
Related topics: Theatre
stage2 [transitive]
1APT to organize a public event
stage 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

to start doing something again or being successful, after you had stopped or not been successful for some time:
He staged an amazing comeback.

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