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cross-check

Translation of cross-check in Spanish:

transitive verb

American English: /krɑsˈtʃɛk/
British English: /ˈkrɒstʃɛk/
  • (facts/references)
    verificar (consultando otras fuentes)
    to cross-check something against something
    cotejar algo con algo
    Example sentences
    • Reporters too seldom attempt to cross-check official information with sources on the street.
    • All information would be held on a central National Identity Register, so that police and other officials could cross-check information held on each card.
    • They suggest that more work is needed to cross-check the information they obtained from the study.

intransitive verb

American English: /krɑsˈtʃɛk/
British English: /ˈkrɒstʃɛk/
  • hacer una comprobación or verificación
    you'd better cross-check
    más vale que lo compruebes or verifiques

noun

American English: /ˈkrɑstʃɛk/
British English: /ˈkrɒstʃɛk/
  • to do a cross-check (on something)
    hacer una comprobación or verificación (de algo)
    Example sentences
    • It recommends that such cross-checks be conducted by privately-run entities employing registered auditors.
    • The animal's DNA is stored and random cross-checks are carried out with meat form the supermarket counter.
    • Together with regular reviews and inspections, this provides an intricate system of checks and cross-checks which, taken together, provide a robust security net.

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