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cross-

1.
a combining form of cross.
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British Dictionary definitions for cross-

cross-

combining form
1.
indicating action from one individual, group, etc, to another: cross-cultural, cross-fertilize, cross-refer
2.
indicating movement, position, etc, across something (sometimes implying interference, opposition, or contrary action): crosscurrent, crosstalk
3.
indicating a crosslike figure or intersection: crossbones
Word Origin
from cross (in various senses)
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