cut across

transitive verb

Definition of cut across

1 : to avoid following or being subsumed, defined, or determined by or in accordance with : counter, transcend an issue that cuts across party lines
2 : to include within the scope of effect or significance a development that cuts across all strata of society

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“Cut across.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cut%20across. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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