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person-to-person

Syllabification: per·son-to-per·son

Definition of person-to-person in English:

adjective& adverb

1Taking place directly between individuals: [as adjective]: person-to-person transmission of the disease [as adverb]: (also person to person) making contact with him person to person
More example sentences
  • Transmission is through person-to-person contact by direct, even brief, head-to-head contact.
  • In person-to-person auctions, individual sellers or small businesses offer their items for auction directly to consumers.
  • So, in other words, it's probably not a person-to-person transmission.
1.1Denoting a phone call made through the operator to a specified person and paid for from the time that person answers the phone.
Example sentences
  • Combining voice services with broadband gives operators the opportunity to expand their offerings of person-to-person communications.
  • Crisis managers who need immediate, person-to-person communications are likely to reach for a telephone or a short-wave radio.
  • A UCS offers the typical services of a UMS, while adding the capability of person-to-person communication through dynamic call redirection and forwarding.

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