auction

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From Latin augere (to increase).

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auction (plural auctions)

  1. A public event where goods or property are sold to the highest bidder.

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auction (third-person singular simple present auctions, present participle auctioning, simple past and past participle auctioned)

  1. To sell at an auction.

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Last modified on 5 March 2014, at 11:58