bidder Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"bidder" in British English

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biddernoun [C]

uk   /ˈbɪd.ər/  us   //
someone who ​offers to ​pay a ​particularamount of ​money for something: In an ​auction, ​goods or ​property are ​sold to the highest bidder (= the ​person who ​offers the most ​money).
(Definition of bidder from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bidder" in American English

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biddernoun [C]

 us   /ˈbɪd·ər/
a ​person who ​offersmoney for ​goods or ​property when ​competing with other ​people to ​buy it, or someone who ​offers to do a ​job for a ​particularprice
(Definition of bidder from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"bidder" in Business English

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biddernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbɪdər/
a ​company or ​person that ​offers to ​pay a particular ​amount of ​money to ​buy something: bidder for sth Nestle has been ​cited as a ​potential bidder for these ​businesses.
a ​company or ​organization that ​offers to do ​work for a particular ​price: bidder for/on sth There have been several bidders on this ​project.
the highest bidder the ​person or ​company that ​offers the most ​money: Their ​home will be ​sold at ​auction to the ​highest bidder.
the lowest bidder the ​person or ​company that ​offers to do a particular ​piece of ​work for the least ​amount of ​money: The ​securitycontracts are usually ​awarded to the ​lowest bidder.
(Definition of bidder from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bidder”
in Chinese (Simplified) 出价最高的人…
in Turkish teklif sunan, fiyat teklif eden kimse…
in Russian лицо, предлагающее определенную цену…
in Chinese (Traditional) 出價最高的人…
in Polish oferent/ka…
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