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Etymology

Latin augere ‘to increase’.

Pronunciation

  • (British, American): ôk'shən, /ˈɔːkʃən/, /"O:kS@n/
    Rhymes: -ɔːkʃən
  • (Australian): ŏk'shən, /ˈɒkʃən/, /"QkS@n/
    Rhymes: -ɒkʃən

Noun

Singular
auction

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auction ({{{1}}})
  1. A public event where goods or property are sold to the highest bidder.

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Verb

Infinitive
to auction

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to auction (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To sell at an auction.

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