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

"door-to-door" in British English

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(Definition of door-to-door from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"door to door" in American English

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door to door

from the ​beginning of a ​trip to the end: The ​triptakes 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 ​orderdelivereddirect 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 ​firmwants 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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