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staged

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adjective
adapted for or produced on the stage.
contrived for a desired impression: It was a staged, rather than spontaneous, demonstration of affection.
occurring or planned to occur in stages: a staged increase in wages.
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Origin of staged

First recorded in 1560–70; stage + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM staged

un·staged, adjectivewell-staged, adjective
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