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cross-action

[kraws-ak-shuh n, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌæk ʃən, ˈkrɒs-/
noun, Law.
1.
an action brought within the same lawsuit by one defendant against another defendant or against the plaintiff.
Origin of cross-action
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70
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