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center stage

n.
1. The center of a theater stage.
2. A position of great prominence or importance.
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Noun1.center stage - a position of prominence or importancecenter stage - a position of prominence or importance
high status - a position of superior status
2.center stage - the central area on a theater stage
center, middle, centre, eye, heart - an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"
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