Definition of "cross-motion"
  1. A request made by one party to counter a similar request made by the other party in a legal proceeding
How to use "cross-motion" in a sentence
  1. The defendant filed a cross-motion following the plaintiff's initial motion to dismiss.
  2. In response to the motion for summary judgment, a cross-motion was presented by the opposite party.
  3. The judge will consider both the motion and the cross-motion in deciding how to proceed in the case.

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