Meaning of “bidder” in the English Dictionary

"bidder" in American English

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biddernoun [ C ]

us /ˈbɪd·ər/

a person who offers money for goods or property when competing with other people to buy it, or someone who offers to do a job for a particular price

(Definition of “bidder” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"bidder" in Business English

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biddernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɪdər/ us

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 security contracts are usually awarded to the lowest bidder.

(Definition of “bidder” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)