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This time it could go to the highest bidder, with the loser getting compensation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He will not have wanted to go down in the press as the man who sold a national treasure to the highest bidder. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Normally land like this is simply sold to the highest bidder, and the city gets a new office tower or parking deck. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Er, no love, he will be the highest bidder. The Sun (2016)All they care about is money, so why would I want to sell it to the highest bidder? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The highest bidder wins and pays the amount bid. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)You just need two bidders to tango. The Sun (2010)This model was sold by a museum to an unnamed telephone bidder. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The sale will be made to the highest bidder subject to a reserve price being attained. Collins Dictionary of Economics (1993)The figures are likely to catch the eye of potential bidders. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That should ensure that any bidder pays a big premium to secure control. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The shortlist of two serious bidders remains a shortlist of two. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The auction was won by an anonymous telephone bidder. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The retail mall business can be auctioned off to the highest bidder. Times, Sunday Times (2010)None of the potential bidders commented on the process. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is thought that at least two other bidders are in contention. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Or just close it and sell its best bits to the highest bidder. The Sun (2009)It is thought there are potential bidders in the frame. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Must his owners insist that he goes to the highest bidder? The Sun (2009)The final bidding was between two telephone bidders who went head to head for more than five minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The two bidders are pretty lightweight. Times, Sunday Times (2007)As the price increases, bidders drop out until only two are left. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)The highest bidder wins but pays the amount bid by the second-highest bidder. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)It was sold to a telephone bidder for more than 1,200. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Third, the potential bidders are not short of resources. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As the price rose, bidders in the room dropped out and attention turned to two rivals bidding on the telephone and via the internet. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The higher the likelihood of victory, the lower the successful bidder's share price. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A potential bidder could pay 100p. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There was an audible gasp when the notes went for 16,000 to a telephone bidder, followed by applause. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But despite the company's impressive growth, it has not been enough to persuade bidders to pay a premium price for the business. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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British English: bidder NOUN
A bidder is someone who offers to pay a certain amount of money for something that is being sold.
The sale will be made to the highest bidder subject to a reserve price being attained.
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