person-to-person: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pûr'sun-tu-pûr'sun), [key]
— adj.
  1. (of a long-distance telephone call) chargeable only upon speaking with a specified person at the number called:Cf. a person-to-person call to her brother in California.
  2. involving personal or intimate contact between persons: person-to-person diplomacy; a disease contracted through person-to-person contacts.
  1. (in making a long-distance telephone call) to a specified person:Cf. I telephoned him person-to-person.
  2. face-to-face; in person: They interviewed her person-to-person.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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