Definition of cross-post in English:

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[with object]
1Post (a message, link, image, etc.) to more than one online location, such as a blog, social media website, or forum: the app is set up so that you can easily cross-post your item on Craigslist too
More example sentences
  • I think I might cross-post this to my site, and include the text of the email I sent.
  • When I got home, I wrote an angry e-mail message about my experiences and sent it to the residents of the Senior House dormitory with a note urging people to cross-post it.
  • I've just posted this question to Ask Metafilter, but I thought I'd cross-post it here to see if anyone knows the answer.
2Transfer (an employee) to a different department or place of work or (a soldier) to a different regiment: I was living with my family in Aberdeen, where my father was cross-posted
More example sentences
  • I couldn't find my name on the Northumberlands' drafts list. They'd cross-posted me to the West Yorkshire Regiment.
  • The garment was being made for an ambassador due to be cross-posted from a republic to a monarchy.
  • It had been announced that Australian ambassador Dick Woolcott would be cross-posted from Jakarta to Manila.


(usually cross post)
A message, link, image, etc. that has been posted to more than one online location: this is a cross post from my personal blog
More example sentences
  • He has asked me if I might occasionally run a cross post from the website, if I thought the topic would be of interest to readers.
  • The following is a cross post from Believer's Brain (with kind permission).
  • The following is a cross post from a blog I haven't been following long, but is proving to be an exceptional read, written by a gifted and encouraging author.

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