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Definition of "cross-file" []

  • To register (someone) or be registered as a candidate in the primaries of more than one political party. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cross-file" in a sentence
  • "The state has a closed Primary system, but allows citizens to cross-file for the position of School Board Director."
  • "One can search for the descriptions and view digitized images of the records by using keyword (right side of the page) or layered search (left side of the page) One can also run the cross-file search linked to various databases worldwide to share a wide range of information and knowledge."
  • "During the beta phase,'s cross-file searching was refined, in an attempt to increase the precision and consistency of keyword and author searches."
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