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English definition of “auction”
/ˈɔk·ʃən/ n [C/U]
› a usually public sale of goods or property, where people make higher and higher bids (= offers of money) for each item, until there are no higher bids and it is sold for the most money offered: [C] an auction of early American furniture [U] bulls sold at auction auction
/ˈɔk·ʃən/ v [T] › The artwork is being auctioned to benefit UNICEF.