Translation of "auction" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ C or U ] uk us /ˈɔːk.ʃən/ US  /ˈɑːk-/

a usually public sale of goods or property, where people make higher and higher bids (= offers of money) for each thing, until the thing is sold to the person who will pay most

a furniture auction 傢俱拍賣會
They're holding an auction of jewellery on Thursday. 他們將在週四舉行一場珠寶拍賣會。
The painting will be sold at/UK also by auction next week. 這幅畫將在下周拍賣。
The house and its contents are being put up for auction. 這座房子及裡面的傢俱已被交付拍賣。

(Translation of “auction noun” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)