Definitions for person-to-person

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. person-to-person(adverb)

    involving direct communication or contact between persons or parties

    "a person-to-person interview"; "person-to-person telephone calls"

  2. one-on-one, person-to-person(adverb)

    (of two persons) in direct encounter

    "preferred to settle the matter one-on-one"; "interviewed her person-to-person"


  1. person-to-person(Adjective)

    Such that the caller is only connected and charged if the person he specified is available to speak.

  2. person-to-person(Adjective)

    Such that the lender and borrower are individuals rather than companies.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Richard Dehmel:

    A little kindness from person to person is better than a vast love for all humankind.

  2. The CDC:

    Lassa fever is a viral disease common in West Africa but rarely seen in the United States, there has never been person-to-person transmission of Lassa fever documented in the United States.

  3. Nigerian Proverb:

    To cement a new friendship, especially between foreigners or persons of a different social world, a spark with which both were secretly charged must fly from person to person, and cut across the accidents of place and time.


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