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crossingnoun [C]

us   /ˈkrɔ·sɪŋ/
  • crossing noun [C] (LYING ACROSS)

a place where a road and a railroad cross
  • crossing noun [C] (GOING ACROSS)

a marked place where a road can be crossed safely; crosswalk: a pedestrian crossing
(Definition of crossing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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crossingnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkrɒs.ɪŋ/ us   /ˈkrɑː.sɪŋ/
B1 a place where something such as a road, river, etc. can be crossed safely, or a place where a road and a railway meet and cross each other: a border/river crossing
C1 a journey across a large area of water, from one side to the other: It was a really rough crossing - I threw up three times.
(Definition of crossing from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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