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auction

noun /ˈoːkʃən/
a public sale in which each thing is sold to the person who offers the highest price
die Auktion
They held an auction He sold the house by auction.
auctioneer noun a person who is in charge of selling things at an auction.
der/die Auktionator(in)
Translations of “auction”
in Arabic مَزاد عَلَني…
in Korean 경매…
in Malaysian jualan lelong…
in French (vente aux) enchères…
in Turkish açıkartırma, mezat…
in Italian asta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拍賣…
in Russian аукцион…
in Polish licytacja, aukcja…
in Vietnamese cuộc bán đấu giá…
in Spanish subasta…
in Portuguese leilão…
in Thai การขายโดยการประมูล…
in Catalan subhasta…
in Japanese 競売, オークション…
in Indonesian lelang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拍卖…
(Definition of auction from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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