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English definition of “cross something out”

cross something out

phrasal verb with cross
 
/krɒs/ verb
to draw a line through something that you have written, usually because it is wrong: Cross out that last sentence.
(Definition of cross something out from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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