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cross-action

[ kraws-ak-shuhn, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˌæk ʃən, ˈkrɒs- /
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noun Law.

an action brought within the same lawsuit by one defendant against another defendant or against the plaintiff.

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Origin of cross-action

First recorded in 1865–70
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