staging

noun stag·ing \ ˈstā-jiŋ \
|Updated on: 14 Jul 2018

Definition of staging

2 a : the business of running stagecoaches
b : the act of journeying in stagecoaches
3 : the act of putting on a play
4 a : the moving of troops or matériel forward in several stages
b : the assembling of troops or matériel in transit in a particular place

Examples of staging in a Sentence

  1. The staging of the play was more difficult than expected.

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First Known Use of staging

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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STAGING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of staging for English Language Learners

  • : the performance of a play on a stage

  • : a temporary raised platform that a person can sit or stand on while working


Medical Dictionary

staging

noun

medical Definition of staging

: the classification of the severity of a disease in distinct stages on the basis of established symptomatic criteria


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