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Spanish translation of “auction”

auction

noun /ˈoːkʃən/
a public sale in which each thing is sold to the person who offers the highest price
subasta
They held an auction He sold the house by auction.
auctioneer noun a person who is in charge of selling things at an auction.
subastador
(Definition of auction from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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