cross-check cross-check

Definition(s):

  • (v) check out conflicting sources; crosscheck facts, for example

Usage(s):

  1. Officials supplement and cross-check the survey's results with other, quantifiable, verifiable data like the number of drug-related arrests and drug seizures in a particular area.
  2. Relief workers have imposed a 72-hour waiting period to cross-check names and addresses.
  3. The computer can quickly run a cross-check to see if the extortionist knows what he is talking about or has merely lifted his blackmail note from a Tom Clancy book.

News

  1. Audit: Georgia labor department ‘missed opportunities’ to recover millions of dollars in unemployment benefits

    ATLANTA — Georgia’s Labor Department failed to have adequate systems in place to detect and recover millions of dollars in unemployment benefits improperly paid over a three-year period despite a widely available system to cross-check new hires, according to a federal audit.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

  2. Audit: Ga. labor department 'missed opportunities'

    ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Labor Department failed to have adequate systems in place to detect and recover millions of dollars in unemployment benefits improperly paid over a three-year period despite a widely available system to cross-check new hires, according to a federal audit.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Washington Examiner

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