auction sale

  • 1 auction sale — 1. The seller seeks competing bidders for the target company or business. This competitive process benefits the seller as it enables it to obtain the best price and sale terms and control the documents (which it normally drafts) and timetable. 2 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 auction sale — noun the public sale of something to the highest bidder • Syn: ↑auction, ↑vendue • Derivationally related forms: ↑auctioneer (for: ↑auction), ↑auction (for: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 3 auction sale — See auction …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 4 auction sale — See auction …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 5 auction sale —   Kū ai kūkālā …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 6 auction — auc·tion n: a public sale of property to the highest bidder see also reserve Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. auction …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 sale — n 1 a: the transfer of title to property from one party to another for a price; also: the contract of such a transaction see also short 1 2 compare barter, donation …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 sale room — sale‧room [ˈyseɪlzrumːm, rʊm] also salesroom noun [countable] COMMERCE a room where things are sold by auction * * * sale room UK US (also …

    Financial and business terms

  • 9 sale — A contract between two parties, called, respectively, the seller (or vendor) and the buyer (or purchaser), by which the former, in consideration of the payment or promise of payment of a certain price in money, transfers to the latter the title… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 10 auction — [16] The etymological idea underlying auction is that of ‘increasing’ – as the sale proceeds, the price offered goes up. The word comes from Latin auctiō ‘increase’, a noun derived from auct , the past participial stem of the verb augēre… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 11 auction — [16] The etymological idea underlying auction is that of ‘increasing’ – as the sale proceeds, the price offered goes up. The word comes from Latin auctiō ‘increase’, a noun derived from auct , the past participial stem of the verb augēre… …

    Word origins

  • 12 auction — n. Vendue, cant, public sale, auction sale …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 13 sale by the candle — Also called sale by inch of candle, a form of auction sale consisting of offering the property for sale for such a length of time as would suffice for the burning of an inch of candle. Anderson v Wisconsin G. R. Co. 107 Minn 296, 120 NW 39 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 14 sale note — A note given by the purchaser at an auction sale to cover the price of his purchase. See bought and sold notes …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 15 Auction Network — is a 24 hour [ [http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117968771.html?categoryid=14 cs=1] ] Internet and cable television channel that allows viewers to participate remotely in auctions taking place throughout the world. Viewers become “virtual… …

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  • 16 auction — [ôk′shən] n. [L auctio, an increasing, sale by increase of bids < auctus, pp. of augere, to increase: see WAX2] 1. a public sale at which items are sold one by one, each going to the last and highest of a series of competing bidders 2. AUCTION …

    English World dictionary

  • 17 auction — (n.) a sale by increase of bids, 1590s, from L. auctionem (nom. auctio) an increasing sale, auction, public sale, noun of action from pp. stem of augere to increase, from PIE root *aug to increase (see AUGMENT (Cf. augment)). In northern England… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 18 Auction — Auc tion, n. [L. auctio an increasing, a public sale, where the price was called out, and the article to be sold was adjudged to the last increaser of the price, or the highest bidder, fr. L. augere, auctum, to increase. See {Augment}.] 1. A… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 Auction chant — is a rhythmic repetition of numbers and filler words spoken by an auctioneer in the process of conducting an auction. The auction chant is a repetition of two numbers at a time which indicate the monetary amount involved with the sale of an item …

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  • 20 Auction theory — is an applied branch of game theory which deals with how people act in auction markets and researches the game theoretic properties of auction markets. There are many possible designs (or sets of rules) for an auction and typical issues studied… …

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