one-on-one

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

Definition of one-on-one 

1 : playing directly against a single opposing player

2 : involving a direct encounter between one person and another

First Known Use of one-on-one

1940, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of one-on-one was in 1940

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one-on-one

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of one-on-one

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

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