center stage

noun

Definition of center stage

  1. 1 :  the central part of a theatrical stage

  2. 2 :  a central or highly prominent position <an issue that has taken center stage in the campaign>

center stage

adjective or adverb

Examples of center stage in a sentence

  1. The actor stood alone at center stage.

  2. As we wrap up work on the old project, a new one moves to center stage.

  3. The issue is expected to take center stage in the elections.

1875

First Known Use of center stage

1875


CENTER STAGE Defined for English Language Learners

center stage

noun

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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