- auction bridge.
- (in bridge or certain other games) the competitive bidding to fix a contract that a player or players undertake to fulfill.
Origin of auction
OTHER WORDS FROM auctionauc·tion·a·ble, adjectiveauc·tion·ar·y, adjectivepro·auc·tion, adjectiveun·auc·tioned, adjective
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Warren is very proud of the fact that he purchased Pegasus at an auction for $400.Inside an FKT Attempt on the Appalachian Trail|Martin Fritz Huber|September 3, 2020|Outside Online
It still included an online auction, live-streamed events, and a bachelor auction among the adjusted activities.CAMP Rehoboth offers free tickets to Labor Day event|Philip Van Slooten|September 2, 2020|Washington Blade
DuckDuckGo further claims that adopting a version of its recommended choice screen, presumably without the auction, would dramatically improve the market share of Google’s competitors.DuckDuckGo: Google’s mobile share would drop 20% with new search choice screen|Greg Sterling|August 10, 2020|Search Engine Land
CPCs and CPMs to compete in ad auctions vary widely by country.5 tips for starting international PPC|Tim Jensen|July 31, 2020|Search Engine Land
In some campaigns, traffic has increased, but this is due to the fact that the auction has been released.Marketing strategies during COVID-19 times|Evelina Brown|July 13, 2020|Search Engine Watch
This return scam involved purchasing broken electronics off the auction site and then buying new items off store shelves.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Along the Prado they used to sell slaves on the auction block, too.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We want to be the global auction house for the new collector at lower price points and create a more liquid market.William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty|Tim Teeman|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Paddle8 works better than a smaller regional auction house because it is nimbler and its costs—to the seller and buyer—are lower.William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty|Tim Teeman|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The intention is to create a 21st century auction house,” Gilkes says.William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty|Tim Teeman|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One day Mr. Chittenden told Grace there was to be an auction of slaves, and he would go and try to get one for a housekeeper.
She did not realize that her father did not wish her to see the distressing scenes which often took place at an auction of slaves.
We talked over Horn farm, which will be let next month by auction, and I am only afraid of getting too much money for it.
Among the duties which he proposed to to repeal was the auction-duty on the transfer of property.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
The alder-buyer's wrinkled eyes were peering sideways at an auction announcement pinned to the wall.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions