Definition of 'cross-section'
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But his tender eyes and lopsided cross section of teeth make her think just maybe. THE SAVAGE GIRL (2001)
We now recruit from a broader cross-section of society. The Sun (2010)It would help a broad cross-section of society. Times, Sunday Times (2013)How can that be if the audience is a cross-section of public opinion? The Sun (2013)We wanted as wide of a cross-section as we could get. Christianity Today (2000)Speak to a cross-section of people ranging from midwives to trainers and a complex picture emerges. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The thing about airports is that the cross-section of people inside them tends to reflect the population as a whole. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His clashes with officialdom have led to three touchline bans and he has annoyed a wide cross-section of an entire football culture. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The Times spoke to a cross-section of people around the shopping centre. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'cross-section'
British English: cross-section NOUN
If you refer to a cross-section of particular things or people, you mean a group of them that you think is typical or representative of all of them.
I was surprised at the cross-section of people there.
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