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stage–manage

transitive verb stage–man·age \-ˌma-nij\

: to organize the details of (a performance in a theater)

: to carefully plan and arrange (something) in order to achieve a desired effect

Full Definition of STAGE-MANAGE

1
a :  to arrange or exhibit so as to achieve a desired effect
b :  to arrange or direct from behind the scenes
2
:  to act as stage manager for
stage management noun

Origin of STAGE-MANAGE

back-formation from stage manager
First Known Use: 1879

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