Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
auction /'ɔ:kʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự bán đấu giá
      • to put up to (Mỹ: at) auction; to sell by (Mỹ: at) auction: bán đấu giá
Concise Dictionary
+a variety of bridge in which tricks made in excess of the contract are scored toward game; now generally superseded by contract bridge
+the public sale of something to the highest bidder
+sell at an auction
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun [C, U] a public event at which things are sold to the person who offers the most money for them: an auction of paintings + The house is up for auction (= will be sold at an auction). + A classic Rolls Royce fetched (= was sold for) £25 000 at auction.
+ verb [VN] [usually passive] to sell sth at an auction: The costumes from the movie are to be auctioned for charity.
Phrasal Verbs: auction sth<->off to sell sth at an auction, especially sth that is no longer needed or wanted: The Army is auctioning off a lot of surplus equipment.
Collocation Dictionary


public | charity | art, cattle, furniture, etc.


The estate is holding an auction to raise money.
| conduct
My father will be conducting the auction tomorrow.
| attend, go to
He regularly attended auctions.
| put sth up for
The horse will be put up for public auction.
| be/come/go up for
The paintings will come up for auction next month.
| pick sth up at
a bargain that she had picked up at auction


take place


house, room | price | market, mart, sale


at ~
I try to buy furniture at auctions because it is cheaper that way. The house was sold at auction for half a million pounds.
| by ~
a jumble sale by auction

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