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auction

noun

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a public event at which things are sold to the people who offer to pay the most
  • She bought the desk at an auction.
  • He made several bids at the auction.

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auction

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of auction (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of auction was in 1595

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“Auction.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/auction. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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