Meaning of BIDDER in English

BIDDER

(~s)

1.

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

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

N-COUNT: usu supp N

2.

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

...~s for two licences to develop cellular telephone systems in Greece.

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

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