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English definition of “tender”

tender

verb     /ˈten.dər/ US  /-dɚ/
[I] If you tender for a job , you make a formal offer to do it for a stated price : Five companies have tendered for the hospital contract .Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs [I] specialized finance & economics If you tender for something such as shares , you make a formal offer to buy them for a stated price .Competing and contending (non-sporting)Competing in sport [T] formal to give or offer something: Please tender the exact fare . The health minister has tendered her resignation (= has offered to leave her job ).Giving, providing and supplying
(Definition of tender verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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