Meaning of BIDDER in English

BIDDER

transcription, транскрипция: [ bɪdə(r) ]

( bidders)

1.

A bidder is someone who offers to pay a certain amount of money for something that is being sold. If you sell something to the highest bidder , you sell it to the person who offers the most money for it.

The sale will be made to the highest bidder subject to a reserve price being attained.

N-COUNT : usu supp N

2.

A bidder for something is someone who is trying to obtain it or do it.

...bidders for two licences to develop cellular telephone systems in Greece.

N-COUNT : usu with supp , oft N for n

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