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English definition of “bidding”

bidding

noun [U] (TELL)    /ˈbɪd.ɪŋ/
at sb's bidding old-fashioned You do something at someone's bidding if they have asked or told you to do it: At my grandmother's bidding, I wore my best dress.Making appeals and requests
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