[ kraws-ak-shuh n, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˌæk ʃən, ˈkrɒs- /
an action brought within the same lawsuit by one defendant against another defendant or against the plaintiff.
Feminist Terms That Inspire ActionFeminism is the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. It encompasses social, political, and economic equality.
What Is An Action Verb?Action verbs are typically single words that describe what a person or thing in a sentence does (like run, write, yell, and think). So if it answers the question What is the subject doing? it’s the action verb. In the sentence “John paints the garage,” the subject is John. To find the action verb, ask yourself What is John doing? John paints, so the action …
Origin of cross-action
First recorded in 1865–70
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