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outbid

verb [T] uk   /ˌaʊtˈbɪd/ ( present participle outbidding, past tense and past participle outbid) us  
to offer to pay a higher price for something than someone else, especially at an auction (= public sale): The retail group outbid all three competitors for space in the shopping centre.
Translations of “outbid”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指在拍賣會上)出價高於…
in Russian перебивать цену…
in Turkish daha fazla fiyat teklifi vermek…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指在拍卖会上)出价高于…
in Polish przelicytować…
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