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English definition of “cross-reference”

cross-reference

noun [C] uk   /ˌkrɒsˈref.ər.əns/ us    /ˌkrɑːsˈref.ɚ-/
a note in a book that tells you to look somewhere else in the book for more information about somethingBooks and parts of books
cross-refer
verb [T] uk   /ˌkrɒs.rɪˈfɜːr/ us    /ˌkrɑːs.rɪˈfɝː/
The main entry also cross-refers you to the appendix on page 259.ReadingQuoting and making references
(Definition of cross-reference from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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