one–on–one

play
adjective or adverb \ˌwən-ȯn-ˈwən, ˌwən-än-\

Definition of one–on–one

  1. 1 :  playing directly against a single opposing player

  2. 2 :  involving a direct encounter between one person and another

1940

First Known Use of one–on–one

1940


ONE–ON–ONE Defined for English Language Learners

one–on–one

play
adjective or adverb \ˌwən-ȯn-ˈwən, ˌwən-än-\

Definition of one–on–one for English Language Learners

  • : involving two people who are dealing with or competing against each other directly


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