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English definition of “cross-reference”

cross-reference

noun [C]     /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     /ˌkrɒs.rɪˈfɜːr/ US  /ˌkrɑːs.rɪˈfɝː/ verb [T] The main entry also cross-refers you to the appendix on page 259.ReadingQuoting and making references
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