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English definition of “cross sb/sth off (sth)”

cross sb/sth off (sth)

verb uk phrasal verb with cross   /krɒs/ us    /krɑːs/
to remove someone or something, such as a name, from a list by drawing a line through it: Did you cross her name off the guest list?Deleting writing
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