Meaning of BIDDER in English

BIDDER

/ ˈbɪdə(r); NAmE / noun

1.

a person or group that offers to pay an amount of money to buy sth :

It went to the highest bidder (= the person who offered the most money) .

2.

a person or group that offers to do sth or to provide sth for a particular amount of money, in competition with others :

There were six bidders for the catering contract.

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