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Meaning of “door-to-door” in the English Dictionary

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"door to door" in American English

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door to door

from the beginning of a trip to the end: The trip takes an hour door to door.
door to door
If you go door to door you stop at or go to every house: Harris went door to door during the campaign, visiting with voters.
(Definition of door to door from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"door to door" in Business English

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door to dooradverb

uk   us  
MARKETING from one house or building to the next: go/sell/campaign door to door
COMMERCE from the factory directly to a customer's home: Call toll-free to have your order delivered direct door to door.

door-to-dooradjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˌdɔːtəˈdɔːr/
MARKETING going from one house or building to the next in order to sell or ask something: a door-to-door survey of 1,500 residents door-to-door sales/salesperson/salesman
COMMERCE delivered from the factory directly to a customer's home: Instead of offering door-to-door delivery, the firm wants to persuade customers to pick up their purchases.
(Definition of door to door from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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