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[kraws-ref-er-uh ns, -ref-ruh ns, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˈrɛf ər əns, -ˈrɛf rəns, ˈkrɒs-/

verb (used with or without object), cross-referenced, cross-referencing.
to provide with cross references:
The new encyclopedia is completely cross-referenced.
a reference from one part of a book, index, or the like, to related material, as a word or illustration, in another part.
a reference within a text to another part of the text
to cross-refer

also crossreference, cross reference, 1834, from cross (adj.) + reference (n.). As a verb by 1902.


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