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id: babel-preset-stage-3
title: @babel/preset-stage-3
sidebar_label: stage-3

As of Babel v7, all the stage presets have been deprecated. Check the blog post for more information.

For upgrade instructions, see the README.

The gist of Stage 3 is:

Stage 3: candidate

What is it? The proposal is mostly finished and now needs feedback from implementations and users to progress further.

What’s required? The spec text must be complete. Designated reviewers (appointed by TC39, not by the champion) and the ECMAScript spec editor must sign off on the spec text. There must be at least two spec-compliant implementations (which don’t have to be enabled by default).

What’s next? Henceforth, changes should only be made in response to critical issues raised by the implementations and their use.


npm install --save-dev @babel/preset-stage-3


Via .babelrc (Recommended)


  "presets": ["@babel/preset-stage-3"]


babel script.js --presets @babel/preset-stage-3

Via Node API

require("@babel/core").transform("code", {
  presets: ["@babel/preset-stage-3"]



boolean, defaults to false.

Enable "loose" transformations for any plugins in this preset that allow them.


boolean, defaults to false.

Will use the native built-in instead of trying to polyfill behavior for any plugins that require one.


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