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one-on-one

[wuhn-on-wuhn, -awn-] /ˈwʌn ɒnˈwʌn, -ɔn-/
adjective
1.
consisting of or involving direct individual competition, confrontation, or communication; person-to-person:
a one-on-one discussion.
adverb
2.
in direct encounter:
I'd rather settle this with her one-on-one.
noun
3.
a meeting or confrontation between two persons.
Idioms
4.
go one-on-one with, Sports. to play directly against (an opposing player).
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for go one-on-one with

one-on-one

adjective
1.
denoting a relationship or encounter in which someone is involved with only one other person: a one-on-one meeting
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