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1. Consisting of or being direct communication or exchange between two people: one-on-one instruction.
2. Sports Playing directly or exclusively against a single opponent.
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denoting a relationship or encounter in which someone is involved with only one other person: a one-on-one meeting.
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. consisting of or involving direct individual communication, confrontation, or competition; person-to-person.adv.
2. in direct encounter.n.
3. a meeting or confrontation between two persons.Idioms:
go one-on-one with, Sports. to play directly against (an opposing player).
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|Adj.||1.||one-on-one - directly between two individuals; "one-on-one instruction"|
private - confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy; "a private place"; "private discussions"; "private lessons"; "a private club"; "a private secretary"; "private property"; "the former President is now a private citizen"; "public figures struggle to maintain a private life"
|2.||one-on-one - being a system of play in which an individual defensive player guards an individual offensive player; "one-on-one defense"|
|Adv.||1.||one-on-one - (of two persons) in direct encounter; "preferred to settle the matter one-on-one"; "interviewed her person-to-person"|
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