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Bidding

Meanings and phrases

bidding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an authoritative direction or instruction to do something; command; bid; dictation
  2. (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make; bid
  3. a request to be present; summons

bidding contest

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a series of competing bids

bidding process

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Volvo declined to enter the bidding process.
  • The bidding process intended to run till 31 December 2011.
  • The first bidding process was officially launched on 14 December 2010.

bidding war

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The bidding war for players between the AFL and NFL escalated in 1965.
  • The two begin a bidding war, each claiming to represent imaginary clients.
  • In an attempt to head off a bidding war in its own ranks for USFL and CFL players.

competitive bidding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The project has been awarded to Moser Baer through the international competitive bidding process.
  • Duke used this power to reduce his tobacco-buying price by eliminating the competitive bidding process.
  • The agreement and contract between government and contractor are done through a competitive bidding process.
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