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Definition of "person-to-person" [person-to-person]

  • Of or relating to a long-distance telephone call chargeable only when the caller speaks to an indicated person at the number reached. (adjective)
  • Involving direct communication or contact between persons: a person-to-person interview. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "person-to-person" in a sentence
  • "Our mission is to bring student loans to the developing world through the power of person-to-person micro-lending."
  • "I mean it really was the real, hard-core organizing work that we think moves folks and wins elections and changes peoples 'lives and is based on person-to-person conversations."
  • "As a "Post-Zionist Zionist" who acknowledges many of Israel's national myths but takes great pride in his adopted country nonetheless, Kronish's identity and vocation have been shaped by the idea that there are just two options in the current conflict: You can "be ensconced in despair and stop watching the news" or "avoid 100 years of war and don't let them [Israelis and Palestinians] be enemies" -- at least person-to-person."
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