The anti-movement camp has staged some of the largest protests in French history.
Noodles & Co. staged its IPO on a sleepy, muggy, low-volume trading day.
Too late, Rupe.Romney campaign reporters refused to stay at the Comfort Suites and, well, staged a mutiny to get a better hotel.
In November 2010, he staged airlifts of Italian women to Libya, intending to pair them off with eligible Libyan bachelors.
During spring break, more than a dozen of them, accompanied by a teacher, staged a sit-in to protest the closure.
The play was well written and staged, and Elsie Leslie was charming enough in her parts, but in the duality lay the difficulty.
staged this season with magnificent cast and gorgeous properties.
You see there just the way in which the drama of selling actually is staged, from the settings to the properties.
Then there would be a sudden attack to be staged just at dawn.
In Mexico, an elaborate pantomime, representing the harvesting of crops, was staged annually at a religious festival.
mid-13c., "story of a building, raised floor for exhibitions," from Old French estage "a story or floor of a building, stage for performance," from Vulgar Latin *staticum "a place for standing," from Latin statum, past participle of stare "to stand" (see stet). Meaning "platform for presentation of a play" is attested from late 14c.; generalized for "profession of an actor" from 1580s.
Sense of "period of development or time in life" first recorded early 14c., probably from Middle English sense of "degree or step on the 'ladder' of virtue, 'wheel' of fortune, etc.," in parable illustrations and morality plays. Stage mother is from 1919. Stage-Door Johnny "young man who frequents stage doors seeking the company of actresses, chorus girls, etc." is attested from 1912. Stage-struck is from 1813; earlier stage-smitten (1680s). Stage whisper first attested 1865.
A period in the course of a disease.
The platform on a microscope that supports a slide for viewing.
A particular step, phase, or position in a developmental process.