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"bidder" in British English

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(Definition of bidder from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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)
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