auction

auction(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (sale with bids)
a. la subasta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
He thought the painting would fetch at least $5,000 at auction.Pensó que la pintura se vendería por $5,000 como mínimo en una subasta.
The giant blue diamond was sold at an auction in London last week.El enorme diamante azul fue vendido en una subasta en Londres la semana pasada.
b. el remate
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
There is a contemporary art auction scheduled for next Monday.Hay un remate de arte contemporáneo programado para el próximo lunes.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to sell with bids)
a. subastar
The house will be auctioned later this month.La casa se subastará más tarde este mes.
b. rematar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Someone has donated a case of wine, which we're going to auction for charity.Alguien donó una caja de vino que vamos a rematar con fines benéficos.
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auction
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la subasta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to put something up for auctionsacar algo a subasta
auction roomsala de subastas
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. subastar
auction [ˈɔːkʃən]
noun
1 [of goods etc] subasta (f); remate (m); (LAm)
to put up for auction subastar; poner en pública subasta; to sell at auction vender en pública subasta
2 (Bridge) subasta (f)
transitive verb
(also auction off) subastar; rematar; (LAm)
modifier
auction bridge (n) bridge-remate (m)
auction house (n) casa (f) de subastas
The prestigious international auction house, Sotheby's, is to put up for sale two previously unknown manuscripts by Beethoven
auction room (n) sala (f) de subastas
auction sale (n) subasta (f); remate (m); (LAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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