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cross-posting Line breaks: cross-posting

Definition of cross-posting in English:


[mass noun]
1The posting of a message, link, image, etc. to more than one online location: I’m a fan of cross-posting, and consider it just another way in which people can reach a broad audience [count noun]: abusive cross-postings have become a serious problem
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  • A reader has rightly pointed out that their figures for number of postings may be inflated due to cross-postings.
  • For cross-postings, kindly use the active hyperlink address of the original article.
  • Please forgive the excessive cross-posting.
2The transfer of an employee to a different department of place of work, or a soldier to a different regiment: increased cross-posting gives promising officers the chance to command infantry on the ground [count noun]: his Chief Constable will describe the move as a routine cross-posting
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  • Such a system would also allow a greater degree of cross-posting with soldiers being transferred to other regiments regardless of their original cap badge.
  • The exercise, which represents an estimated one-third reduction in the number of missions staff abroad, involves the cross-posting of more than 140 officers and the closure of four consulates.
  • An effective personnel department in Whitehall would ensure more cross-posting between departments.
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