auction
Pronunciation
  • (British, America) enPR: ôk'shən, IPA: /ˈɔːkʃən/
  • (Aus) enPR: ŏk'shən, IPA: /ˈɒkʃən/
Noun

auction (plural auctions)

  1. A public event where goods or property are sold to the highest bidder.
  2. (bridge) The first stage of a deal, in which players bid to determine the final contract.
Synonyms Translations Verb

auction (auctions, present participle auctioning; past and past participle auctioned)

  1. To sell at an auction.
Translations
  • French: vendre aux enchères
  • German: versteigern
  • Italian: vendere all'asta, mettere all'asta
  • Portuguese: leiloar
  • Russian: продава́ть с аукцио́на
  • Spanish: subastar, rematar



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