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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 Korean 경매…
in Arabic مَزاد عَلَني…
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 Spanish subasta…
in Portuguese leilão…
in German die Auktion…
in Catalan subhasta…
in Japanese 競売, オークション…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拍卖…
(Definition of auction from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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