Definition of center stage
1 : the central part of a theatrical stage
2 : a central or highly prominent position an issue that has taken center stage in the campaign
center stageadjective or adverb
Examples of center stage in a sentence
The actor stood alone at center stage.
As we wrap up work on the old project, a new one moves to center stage.
The issue is expected to take center stage in the elections.
First Known Use of center stage
CENTER STAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of center stage for English Language Learners
: the middle section of a theater's stage
: a main or very important position
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