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stage-man·age

(stāj′măn′ĭj)
tr.v. stage-man·aged, stage-man·ag·ing, stage-man·ag·es
1. To serve as overall supervisor of the stage and actors for (a theatrical production).
2. To direct or manipulate from behind the scenes, as to achieve a desired effect; orchestrate: "[The] demonstrations had ... been carefully stage-managed" (Time).

stage management n.
stage manager n.
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stage-manage

vb
1. (Theatre) to work as stage manager for (a play, etc)
2. (tr) to arrange, present, or supervise from behind the scenes: to stage-manage a campaign.
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stage′-man`age



v. -aged, -ag•ing. v.t.
1. to work as a stage manager for.
2. to direct unobtrusively or in secret.
v.i.
3. to work as a stage manager.
[1875–80]
stage′ man`ager, n.
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stage-manage


Past participle: stage-managed
Gerund: stage-managing

Imperative
stage-manage
stage-manage
Present
I stage-manage
you stage-manage
he/she/it stage-manages
we stage-manage
you stage-manage
they stage-manage
Preterite
I stage-managed
you stage-managed
he/she/it stage-managed
we stage-managed
you stage-managed
they stage-managed
Present Continuous
I am stage-managing
you are stage-managing
he/she/it is stage-managing
we are stage-managing
you are stage-managing
they are stage-managing
Present Perfect
I have stage-managed
you have stage-managed
he/she/it has stage-managed
we have stage-managed
you have stage-managed
they have stage-managed
Past Continuous
I was stage-managing
you were stage-managing
he/she/it was stage-managing
we were stage-managing
you were stage-managing
they were stage-managing
Past Perfect
I had stage-managed
you had stage-managed
he/she/it had stage-managed
we had stage-managed
you had stage-managed
they had stage-managed
Future
I will stage-manage
you will stage-manage
he/she/it will stage-manage
we will stage-manage
you will stage-manage
they will stage-manage
Future Perfect
I will have stage-managed
you will have stage-managed
he/she/it will have stage-managed
we will have stage-managed
you will have stage-managed
they will have stage-managed
Future Continuous
I will be stage-managing
you will be stage-managing
he/she/it will be stage-managing
we will be stage-managing
you will be stage-managing
they will be stage-managing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stage-managing
you have been stage-managing
he/she/it has been stage-managing
we have been stage-managing
you have been stage-managing
they have been stage-managing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stage-managing
you will have been stage-managing
he/she/it will have been stage-managing
we will have been stage-managing
you will have been stage-managing
they will have been stage-managing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stage-managing
you had been stage-managing
he/she/it had been stage-managing
we had been stage-managing
you had been stage-managing
they had been stage-managing
Conditional
I would stage-manage
you would stage-manage
he/she/it would stage-manage
we would stage-manage
you would stage-manage
they would stage-manage
Past Conditional
I would have stage-managed
you would have stage-managed
he/she/it would have stage-managed
we would have stage-managed
you would have stage-managed
they would have stage-managed
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Translations

stage-manage

[ˈsteɪdʒˌmænɪdʒ] VT [+ play, production] → dirigir (fig) [+ event, confrontation etc] → orquestar
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stage-manage

[ˈsteɪdʒˌmænɪdʒ] vt (event, confrontation) → montare, inscenare (pej) → orchestrare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
For the rest, Hurree could so stage-manage the journey through the hills that Hilas, Bunar, and four hundred miles of hill- roads should tell the tale for a generation.
But even with courtroom drawings, there are ways to stage-manage information.
Moshood concluded by saying that students were encouraged to write, direct and stage-manage their playlets with minimum supervision from their teachers.