across across  /ə ˈkrɔs/


  1. (adv) to the opposite side
  2. (adv) transversely



  1. Governments across Europe are cracking down on Immigration.
  2. Actually, after many years on the campaign trail, there is not a particular food that I've come across that I would avoid.
  3. For decades, the ugly scar across the face of Berlin offered a navigational beacon to the governments of the world.


  1. 2 killed, 10 injured in shootings across city

    Two men were killed and at least 10 people were injured in shootings across the city that started Tuesday evening and continued into this morning, according to police.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. Phil Mickelson flies across country on eve of U.S. Open for daughter’s graduation, practice

    There are ways to prepare for a U.S. Open, and flying across the country hours before your tee time probably isn't one of the best. But then Phil Mickelson has never once taken the easy route to success. As he's … Continue reading ?
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Devil Ball Golf via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Attacks across Iraq kill as many as 73

    A wave of attacks across Iraq on Monday killed as many as 73 people, with most of the violence targeting security forces in Sunni areas of the country.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: GlobalPost


  1. "Twenty-five years ago, I sat at this table across from New York Governor Mario Cuomo for the first broadcast ever of Larry King Live, and now, decades later, I talked to the guys here at CNN and told them I'd like to end Larry King Live this...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Larry King Source: MEDIAWEEK

  2. "The polls are just closing in California, and the votes are still being counted in cities and towns across America, but there is one thing on this February night that we do not need the final results to know," Obama told supporters at a...
    on Feb 5, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  3. "President (Barack) Obama campaigned against it all across the country, and now he is making some choices that, in my mind, will, in fact, raise the risk to the American people of another attack," Cheney said.
    on Mar 15, 2009 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: Xinhua

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anachronistic anachronistic
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