Definition of cross-claim in English:

cross-claim

Syllabification: cross-claim

noun

Law
  • A claim brought by one defendant against another in the same proceeding.
    More example sentences
    • His Honour simply granted leave to file the cross-claim.
    • Your Honour, you will see the cross-claim at page 16.
    • I have just referred to the seventh cross-claim which is at page 171.

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