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Definition of cross-current noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    cross-current

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  1. 1a current of water in a river or in the ocean that flows across the main current
  2. 2[usually plural] (formal) a set of beliefs or ideas that are different from others, especially from those that most people hold
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