Definition of person-to-person adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    ; NAmE
    [usually before noun] Making calls, Phone services
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  1. 1happening between two or more people who deal directly with each other rather than through another person Technical support is offered on a person-to-person basis.
  2. 2(especially North American English) (of a telephone call) made by calling the operator (= a person who works at a telephone exchange) and asking to speak to a particular person. If that person is not available, the call does not have to be paid for. a person-to-person call See related entries: Making calls, Phone services
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