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[kraws-kuhl-cher-uh l, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˈkʌl tʃər əl, ˈkrɒs-/
combining, pertaining to, or contrasting two or more cultures or cultural groups:
cross-cultural studies; cross-cultural communication.
Origin of cross-cultural
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cross-culturally, adverb Unabridged
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Examples from the web for cross-cultural
  • Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspectives are warmly welcomed.
  • Being smarter means looking more carefully at the cost of ignoring things such as cross-cultural awareness and global networks.
  • More cross-cultural and inter-generational interface.
  • The upshot is that it still takes trust and cross-cultural understanding to achieve a good working relationship.
  • The participants see no irony in their cross-cultural dialogue against globalisation and multiculturalism.
  • So each episode is based on user-generated content, which is the core of this cross-cultural learning platform.
  • People are much more interested now in cross-cultural issues and health issues.
  • The final savory course was a strange cross-cultural experiment.
  • cross-cultural differences prove to be equally dramatic.
  • Obviously, art does not have quite that level of cross-cultural objectivity.
British Dictionary definitions for cross-cultural


involving or bridging the differences between cultures
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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