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English definition of “one-to-one”


adjective, adverb     /ˌwʌntəˈwʌn/ mainly UK
only including two people : She's having private lessons on a one-to-one basis .Classes, courses and coursework
(Definition of one-to-one adjectiveadverb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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