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bidding war

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
the situation in which two or more companies or people compete against each other in order to buy something: British distributors are currently involved in a bidding war for the movie. L'Oreal wins bidding war for Maybelline.
Translations of “bidding war”
in Chinese (Traditional) 競買…
in Chinese (Simplified) 竞买…
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