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English definition of “cross-Channel”


adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌkrɒsˈtʃæn.əl/ us    /ˈkrɑːs-/
connecting or happening between England and France, Belgium, or Holland: a cross-Channel ferry/routeConnecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures
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