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cross-train

(krôs′trān′, krŏs′-)
v. cross-trained, cross-train·ing, cross-trains
v.intr.
1. To undergo or provide training in different tasks or skills: The department has cross-trained in firefighting and emergency medical services.
2. To train in different sports, mainly by alternating regimens, as in running, bicycling, and swimming.
v.tr.
To train (another) in different tasks or skills.

cross-train

(ˈkrɔsˈtreɪn, ˈkrɒs-)

v.t.
1. to train (a worker, athlete, etc.) to be proficient at different, usu. related, skills, tasks, etc.
v.i.
2. (of an athlete) to train in different sports.
[1980–85]
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Air Education, Training, and Doctrine Command (AETDC) enjoined the Naval Education and Training Command and the Army Training and Doctrine Command to partake in cross-training of instructors.
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If the thought of doing the same exercises every day prevents you from starting a fitness regime, or you're simply tired of your current workout, cross-training is a good way to add variety to your exercise program.
Set on September 9-21, the event seeks to strengthen defense cooperation between the two countries through the conduct of cross-training activities which focus on interoperability and counter-insurgency operations.
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My solution is fairly simple and a principle you utilize every day on your salesfloors: cross-training I'm not talking about cross-training in the traditional sense of the word, but rather cross-training skill sets.
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