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cross–file

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verb \-ˈfī(-ə)l\

Definition of cross–file

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to register as a candidate in the primary elections of more than one political party

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to register (a person) as a candidate for more than one party



1949

First Known Use of cross–file

1949


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