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auctioneer

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌɔːkʃənˈɪər/ COMMERCE
someone whose job is to be in charge of an auction and call out the amounts of money that people offer: The auctioneer opened the bidding at £300.
(Definition of auctioneer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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