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Toward, at, or on the front part of a stage.
Of or relating to the front part of a stage.
The front half of a stage.
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(Theatre) at or towards the front of the stage
(Theatre) of or relating to the front of the stage
(Theatre) the front half of the stage
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down•stage(adv., n. ˈdaʊnˈsteɪdʒ; adj. ˈdaʊnˌsteɪdʒ)
1. at or toward the front of the stage.adj.
2. of, pertaining to, or done at or toward the front of the stage: a downstage exit.n.
3. the front half of the stage.
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The front part of a stage, toward the audience.
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|Noun||1.||downstage - the front half of the stage (as seen from 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.||downstage - of the front half of a stage|
upstage - of the back half of a stage; "she crossed to the upstage chair forcing the lead to turn his back to the audience"
|Adv.||1.||downstage - at or toward the front of the stage; "the actors moved further and further downstage"|
upstage - at or toward the rear of the stage; "the dancers were directed to move upstage"
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