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English definition of “tender”

tender

noun [C] (OFFER)    /ˈten.dər/ US  /-dɚ/
a written or formal offer to supply goods or do a job for an agreed price: The council has invited tenders for the building contract.Business and commerce - general words specialized finance & economics a written offer to buy or sell shares in a companyFinancial investments and the stock marketBuying and selling in general put sth out to tender UK If you put work out to tender, you ask people to make offers to do it: Education departments in all the prisons are being put out to tender.Making appeals and requestsGiving, providing and supplying
(Definition of tender noun (OFFER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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