Definition of 'tender'
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Both sections could be put out to tender next year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Indian government has since withdrawn these notes and they are no longer legal tender. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A further 300 million tender offer is proposed for early next year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A 200million tender offer aimed at returning some cash to investors closes today. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Hence, I am tendering my resignation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The rice should be tender but still with a little bite. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Do we have to burden them with the agony of introspection at such a tender age? The Sun (2007)This stopped putting much work out to tender before the recent election. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is easiest to do while the soil is soft and their growth is young and tender. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This complexity often discourages smaller firms from submitting tenders. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Something of tender relaxation in his face struck home to her heart. Cranford (1853)When did coins cease to be legal tender? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Work should sometimes be put out to tender and ministers should use outside research agencies when required. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Who can tender to become such a tutor? Times, Sunday Times (2007)It said that the move follows a formal tender process. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He had no choice but to tender his resignation. The Sun (2006)Gradually add stock until the beans and spelt are tender but still al dente. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That will help you because then you will be able to include it in tenders for work and so on. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Be gentle and tender and honest. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Tender offer and other auction structures Buyers make sealed bids. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's become a way of rendering lesser cuts of meat tender and tasty. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It may feel warm and tender, too. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Sell into the tender offer by all means, but otherwise avoid. Times, Sunday Times (2015)For Mirah was certainly a creature in whom it was difficult not to show a tender kind of interest both by looks and speech. Daniel Deronda (1876)I am sure that things are just the same now - the lowest tender gets the job. The Sun (2008)Amazingly tender, gentle film; science fiction and love in perfect harmony. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'tender'
British English: tender /ˈtɛndə/ ADJECTIVE
Someone or something that is tender is kind and gentle.
Her voice was tender.
- American English: tender
- Arabic: لَطِيف
- Brazilian Portuguese: afável
- Chinese: 温柔的
- Croatian: nježan
- Czech: něžný
- Danish: kærlig
- Dutch: gevoelig
- European Spanish: tierno
- Finnish: pehmeä
- French: tendre
- German: zart
- Greek: τρυφερός
- Italian: tenero
- Japanese: 柔らかい
- Korean: 부드러운
- Norwegian: mør
- Polish: czuły
- European Portuguese: afável
- Romanian: tandru
- Russian: нежный
- Spanish: tierno
- Swedish: ömtålig
- Thai: อ่อนโยน
- Turkish: yumuşak
- Ukrainian: ніжний
- Vietnamese: mềm
British English: tender VERB
If a company tenders for something, it makes a formal offer to supply goods or do a job for a particular price.
The staff are forbidden to tender for private-sector work.
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