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English definition of “bidding”

bidding

noun [U]     /ˈbɪdɪŋ/
COMMERCE the action of offering to buy something for a particular amount of money, especially at an auction (= public sale): For the first half hour of the auction the bidding was slow and cautious. He opened the bidding at £2,000. online/internet bidding
(Definition of bidding noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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