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"cross-reference" in British English

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cross-referencenoun [C]

uk   /ˌkrɒsˈref.ər.əns/  us   /ˌkrɑːsˈref.ɚ-/
a ​note in a ​book that ​tells you to ​looksomewhereelse in the ​book for more ​information about something
cross-refer
verb [T] uk   /ˌkrɒs.rɪˈfɜːr/  us   /ˌkrɑːs.rɪˈfɝː/
The ​mainentry also cross-refers you to the ​appendix on ​page 259.
(Definition of cross-reference from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cross-reference" in American English

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cross-referencenoun [C]

 us   /ˈkrɔsˈref·rəns/
(in ​books) an ​instruction to ​looksomewhereelse in the same ​book for ​relatedinformation
(Definition of cross-reference from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cross-reference”
in Chinese (Simplified) 互见,相互参照…
in Chinese (Traditional) 互見,相互參照…
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