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on·stage

 (ŏn-stāj′, ôn-)
adj.
Situated or taking place in the area of a stage that is visible to the audience.
adv.
In or into the area of a stage that is visible to the audience.

onstage

(ˌɒnˈsteɪdʒ)
adv
on the stage in a theatre, concert hall, etc, as for a performance

on•stage

(ˈɒnˈsteɪdʒ, ˈɔn-)

adv.
1. on or onto the stage (opposed to offstage).
adj.
2. of, pertaining to, or used in that part of the stage seen by the audience.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.onstage - situated or taking place on the area of a stage visible to the audience
offstage - situated or taking place in the area of a stage not visible to the audience; "offstage noises"
Adv.1.onstage - on the stage; "it was time for her to go onstage"
offstage - behind the scenes; not on stage; "the actors were waiting offstage"
Translations

onstage

[ˌɒnˈsteɪdʒ] adven scène
onstage and off-stage (= both onstage and in private life) → à la scène comme à la ville
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