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person-to-personadjective

uk   /ˌpɜː.sən.təˈpɜː.sən/  us   /ˌpɝː.sən.təˈpɜːr.sən/ US
A person-to-person ​phonecall is one in which you ​ask the operator (= a ​person who ​helpsconnectpeople on the ​phone) to ​allow you to ​speakdirectly to a ​particularperson.

person-to-personadverb

uk   /ˌpɜː.sən.təˈpɜː.sən/  us   /ˌpɝː.sən.təˈpɜːr.sən/ mainly US
(Definition of person-to-person from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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person-to-personadverb

uk   us   /ˌpɜːsəntəˈpɜːsən/
talking to or ​meeting someone directly: We decided to discuss the ​merger person-to-person.
(Definition of person-to-person from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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