cross-file

verb
\ˈkrȯs-ˈfī(-ə)l \
cross-filed; cross-filing; cross-files

Definition of cross-file 

intransitive verb

: to register as a candidate in the primary elections of more than one political party

transitive verb

: to register (a person) as a candidate for more than one party

First Known Use of cross-file

1949, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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