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person-to-personadjective

uk   /ˌpɜː.sən.təˈpɜː.sən/  us   /ˌpɝː.sən.təˈpɜːr.sən/ US
A person-to-person phone call is one where you ask the operator (= a person who helps connect people on the phone) to allow you to speak directly to a particular person.

person-to-personadverb

uk   /ˌpɜː.sən.təˈpɜː.sən/  us   /ˌpɝː.sən.təˈpɜːr.sən/ mainly US
If you talk to or meet someone person-to-person, you talk to or meet them directly.
Translations of “person-to-person”
in Chinese (Traditional) (電話)指定受話人的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (电话)指定受话人的…
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