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Noun: auction  ok-shun
  1. The public sale of something to the highest bidder
    - auction sale, vendue [US]
     
  2. A variety of bridge in which tricks made in excess of the contract are scored toward game; now generally superseded by contract bridge
    - auction bridge
Verb: auction  ok-shun
  1. Sell at an auction
    - auction off, auctioneer

Derived forms: auctioned, auctioning, auctions

Type of: bridge, flog [Brit], sale, sell

Encyclopedia: Auction