Definition of Centre stage

1. Noun. A position of prominence or importance.

Exact synonyms: Center Stage
Generic synonyms: High Status

2. Noun. The central area on a theater stage.
Exact synonyms: Center Stage
Generic synonyms: Center, Centre, Eye, Heart, Middle

Definition of Centre stage

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of center stage) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centre Stage

centre of buoyancy
centre of curvature
centre of effort
centre of flotation
centre of gravity
centre of immersion
centre of inertia
centre of lift
centre of ossification
centre of ridge
centre of rotation
centre of symmetry
centre parting
centre spread
centre stage (current term)
centre third

Literary usage of Centre stage

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1878)
"... are called New Holland plants may be grown on the stages arranged round the front and ends of the house, and on the part of the centre stage marked a. ..."

2. Deck the Stage! by Lindsay Price, Price, Lindsay, 1969- (2001)
"We are here to perform and that must be done centre stage, ... They sit on the floor centre stage. They all carry various props and costume pieces. MS. ..."

3. The Amateur Orchid Cultivators' Guide Book by H. A. Burberry (1900)
"The centre stage need not be quite so high as in the Cool house, and can have wider top ... The centre stage (^'.) should be rather lower than figured, ..."

4. Cities and Regions in the New Learning Economy by Oecd (2001)
"However, there are signs that the city of Jena, in particular, is succeeding in placing education centre-stage for industrial and economic development. ..."

5. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.: Horticultural Hall by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1894)
"There were two side benches, and a centre stage of two tiers. ... On the centre stage and the front bench were the specimen plants, and interspersed between ..."

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