auction

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Noun[change]

Singular
auction

Plural
auctions

  1. An auction is a sale where the goods are sold to the person who offers the most money.
    She wanted to sell her house at auction because she hoped to get a higher price.

Verb[change]

Plain form
auction

Third-person singular
auctions

Past tense
auctioned

Past participle
auctioned

Present participle
auctioning

  1. To auction is to sell goods to the person who offers the most money.
    He auctioned the house on Saturday morning.

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