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stage direction

noun

: a written instruction in a play telling an actor what to do

Full Definition of STAGE DIRECTION

:  a description (as of a character or setting) or direction (as to indicate stage business) provided in the text of a play

First Known Use of STAGE DIRECTION

1790

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