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auction

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈɔːkʃən/
a sale in which things are sold to the person who offers the most moneyShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in general
auction ( also auction off) verb [T] to sell something at an auctionShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in general
Translations of “auction”
in Arabic مَزاد عَلَني…
in Korean 경매…
in Malaysian jualan lelong…
in French (vente aux) enchères…
in Turkish açıkartırma, mezat…
in Italian asta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拍賣…
in Russian аукцион…
in Polish licytacja, aukcja…
in Vietnamese cuộc bán đấu giá…
in Spanish subasta…
in Portuguese leilão…
in Thai การขายโดยการประมูล…
in German die Auktion…
in Catalan subhasta…
in Japanese 競売, オークション…
in Indonesian lelang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拍卖…
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