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  Definition of auction
  1. the public sale of something to the highest bidder
  2. a variety of bridge in which tricks made in excess of the contract are scored toward game; now generally superseded by contract bridge
  3. sell at an auction
Similar Words: auction sale, vendue, auction bridge, auction off, auctioneer

 

Derivational Morphology: auction off, auctioneer, auction sale, vendue

 

Anagrams: caution

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: veiling   Finnish: huutokauppa  
French: vente   German: Versteigerung  
Hebrew: מכירה פומבית   Italian: asta  
Japanese: せり売り   Kurdish: mezad  
Latin: auctio   Spanish: subasta  
Swedish: auktion   Telugu: వేలం  
 
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