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back·stage

 (băk′stāj′)
adv.
1. In or toward the area behind a performance space, especially the area in a theater comprising the dressing rooms.
2. In secret; privately.
adj. (băk′stāj′)
1. Of, relating to, occurring in, or situated behind a performance space: backstage passes at a concert.
2. Concealed from the public; private.

backstage

(ˌbækˈsteɪdʒ)
adv
1. (Theatre) behind the part of the theatre in view of the audience; in the dressing rooms, wings, etc
2. (Theatre) towards the rear of the stage
adj
3. (Theatre) situated backstage
4. informal away from public view

back•stage

(ˈbækˈsteɪdʒ)

adv.
1. behind the proscenium in a theater, esp. in the wings or dressing rooms.
2. in private; behind the scenes.
adj.
3. located or occurring backstage.
4. of or pertaining to secret activities.
5. of or pertaining to the private lives of entertainers: backstage gossip.
n.
6. a backstage area of a theater.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.backstage - a stage area out of sight of the audiencebackstage - a stage area out of sight of the audience
stage - a large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience; "he clambered up onto the stage and got the actors to help him into the box"
Adj.1.backstage - concealed from public view or attentionbackstage - concealed from public view or attention; "offstage political meetings"
private - confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy; "a private place"; "private discussions"; "private lessons"; "a private club"; "a private secretary"; "private property"; "the former President is now a private citizen"; "public figures struggle to maintain a private life"
Adv.1.backstage - out of view of the publicbackstage - out of view of the public; behind the scenes; "Working backstage to gain political support for his proposal"; "many private deals were made backstage at the convention"
2.backstage - in or to a backstage area of a theaterbackstage - in or to a backstage area of a theater; "costumes were changed backstage"
Translations
backstage

backstage

[ˈbækˈsteɪdʒ]
A. N (= off-stage) → bastidores mpl, espacio m entre bastidores; (= dressing-rooms) → camarines mpl
B. ADJentre bastidores
C. ADVentre bastidores
to go backstageir a los camarines

backstage

[ˌbækˈsteɪdʒ]
adv (in theatre)dans les coulisses
to go backstage → aller dans les coulisses
modif (in theatre) [staff] → des coulisses
the backstage area → les coulisses fpl
backstage tour → visite f des coulisses backstage passbackstage pass npass m inv backstage invback street back-street, backstreet [ˈbækstriːt]
n (= small narrow street) → ruelle f
back streets npl (= poor area) → quartiers mpl pauvresbackstreet abortion back-street abortion navortement m clandestinbackstreet abortionist back-street abortionist navorteur/euse m/f (clandestin(e))

backstage

[ˌbækˈsteɪdʒ] adv & adjdietro le quinte
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