door-to-door


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door-to-door

(dôr′tə-dôr′)
adj.
1. Going to or making appeals at residences, as when selling or canvassing: a door-to-door sales representative.
2. Delivered directly from a store or business to a residence: promised door-to-door delivery.

door′-to-door′ adv.

door′-to-door′



adj.
1. selling, canvassing, etc., at each house or apartment in an area.
2. sent direct from the point of purchase to the point of delivery.
adv.
3. in a door-to-door manner.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.door-to-door - (of e.g. journeys or deliveries) direct from point of origin to point of destination ; "the limousine offers door-to-door service"
direct - direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short; "a direct route"; "a direct flight"; "a direct hit"
2.door-to-door - omitting no one; from the door of one house to that of the next; "a door-to-door campaign"; "house-to-house coverage"
comprehensive - including all or everything; "comprehensive coverage"; "a comprehensive history of the revolution"; "a comprehensive survey"; "a comprehensive education"
Translations

door-to-door

[ˈdɔːtədɔːʳ]
A. ADJ [selling] → a domicilio
B. CPD door-to-door salesman Nvendedor m a domicilio

door-to-door

[ˈdɔːtəˈdɔːʳ] adj (selling) → porta a porta; (salesman) → a domicilio
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