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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.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/auction. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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