etapa
feminine noun
1. (time) 
a. period 
Después de la guerra, entraron en una etapa de paz. After the war, they entered a period of peace.
b. stage 
La etapa de preparación es fundamental para obtener buenos resultados.The planning stage is crucial for getting good results.
c. phase 
He llegado a la etapa de mi vida donde quiero tener hijos.I've reached the phase in my life where I want to have children.
etapa
Noun
1. (general) 
a. stage 
las últimas etapasthe final stages
por etapasin stages
quemar etapasto come on in leaps and bounds, to progress rapidly
está pasando una mala etapahe's going through a bad patch
etapa ciclistastage
etapa
1 [de viaje] stage
en pequeñas etapas in easy stages
[hacer] etapa en
quemar etapas to make rapid progress
2 (fase) stage; phase
desarrollo por etapas phased development; development in stages; la segunda etapa del plan the second phase of the plan; una adquisición proyectada por etapas a phased takeover; lo haremos por etapas we'll do it gradually o in stages
3 (Dep) leg; lap
4 (Mil) stopping place
5 [de cohete] stage
cohete de tres etapas 3-stage rocket
Phrases with "etapa"
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¿En qué etapa de la vida está Jorge?
Which stage of life is Jorge in?
etapa de la vida
life stage
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