auction

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɔːkʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɔkʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ôkshən)


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auction

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. is [holding, having] an estate auction
  2. a silent auction [for, to benefit]
  3. go to a benefit auction
  4. [an art, a rare book] auction
  5. go to an auction (to buy)
  6. bid at an auction
  7. an online auction (for)
  8. hold on auction to [raise, get, get rid of, pay for]
  9. is holding a [charity, benefit] auction (for)
  10. fetched [$3 million] at auction
  11. will be sold at a [police, public] auction
  12. will be sold at auction
  13. got [it] for cheap at an auction
  14. [picked it up, bought it] at an auction
  15. [found, got] myself a bargain at the auction
  16. The auction has (already) ended.
  17. [furniture, bikes, cars] up for auction
  18. Is the [furniture] up for auction?
  19. the results of the auction
n as adj
  1. [met, did not meet] the auction price
  2. a [world-famous, foremost, renowned] auction house
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