Definition of “cross-reference” - English Dictionary

“cross-reference” in British English

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cross-referencenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkrɒsˈref.ər.əns/ us /ˌkrɑːsˈref.ɚ.əns/

a note in a book that tells you to look somewhere else in the book for more information about something

cross-refer
verb [ T ] uk /ˌkrɒs.rɪˈfɜːr/ us /ˌkrɑːs.rɪˈfɝː/

The main entry 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 look somewhere else in the same book for related information

(Definition of “cross-reference” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)