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  • adj. Planned, prepared.
  • adj. Intended for the stage as in a theater.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of stage.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. written for or performed on the stage
  • adj. deliberately arranged for effect


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  • Political liberals, who meander around the centre of the political spectrum, are now agreeable to what they call a staged transition, rather than complete transformation, from military to democratic rule.

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  • Looking at the era in which it was staged, is there anything wrong with showing an obese, dark-skinned, self-concious child that because of the images that were consistently driven into the black culture as being "beautiful" greatly influenced how black girls viewed themselves?

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  • The specific case before the court dealt with tapes showing pit bulldogs attacking other animals and one another in staged confrontations.

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  • Vlog (Xeni): Tibet report - monks forced to participate in staged ...

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  • But with the holiday coming Wednesday, TV football now seems unusually full of salutes the U.S. military — led by Fox's two-hour NFL pregame being staged from the Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan Sunday.

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  • (Finkelstein staged this piece; Maloney directed everything else, as well as supplying the often scarlet lighting.)

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  • Alan Hale: Kagan was apparently known for a “management by temper tantrum” style; personally participated in staged parodies making attacks on unpopular students

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  • They portray him as their son, extorting money from innocent people by risking the boy's life in staged automobile accidents.

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  • * Vlog (Xeni): Tibet report - monks forced to participate in staged videos.

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  • Moreover, in staged contests between pairs of unfamiliar wasps, subordinate wasps with experimentally altered facial features ( 'cheaters') received considerably more aggression from the dominant than did sham controls, indicating that facial patterns are signals and that dishonest signalling imposes social costs

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