Meaning of “bidding war” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “bidding war” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bidding war" in Business English

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bidding warnoun [ C ]

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a situation in which several companies bid against each other to buy something, by each offering higher prices:

His third novel was the subject of an intense bidding war among New York publishers.

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

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