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/ˈkrɔsˈɪn dɛks, ˈkrɒs-/
verb (used with object)
to provide with cross references or with a cross-referenced index.
verb (used without object)
to refer by a note or indication of location to related material, as in an index, book, or article; contain cross references:
Footnotes cross-index to the appendix and bibliography.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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a note or notes referring the reader to other material
) (of a note in a book) to refer to related material
to provide or be provided with cross-indexes
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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