Auctioneer
Auctioneer Auc`tion*eer", n. A person who sells by auction; a person whose business it is to dispose of goods or lands by public sale to the highest or best bidder. [1913 Webster]

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  • Auctioneer — ist der Titel eines von Leroy Van Dyke im Jahr 1956 veröffentlichten Countrysongs, der als Millionenseller zu den erfolgreichsten Titeln der Countrymusik gehört. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Entstehungsgeschichte 2 Aufnahme und Veröffentlichung 3 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • auctioneer — auc‧tio‧neer [ˌɔːkʆəˈnɪə ǁ ˌɒːkʆəˈnɪr] noun [countable] JOBS COMMERCE someone who is in charge of selling goods at an auction: • Each bid is a separate offer and a contract is not made until the auctioneer accepts one of them. * * * auctioneer UK …   Financial and business terms

  • Auctioneer — Auc tion*eer , v. t. To sell by auction; to auction. [1913 Webster] Estates . . . advertised and auctioneered away. Cowper. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • auctioneer — n. A person licensed to conduct auctions, usually employed by the seller to act as the seller’s agent. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • auctioneer — 1708 as a noun; 1733 as a verb; see AUCTION (Cf. auction) + EER (Cf. eer) …   Etymology dictionary

  • auctioneer — ► NOUN ▪ a person who conducts auctions …   English terms dictionary

  • auctioneer — [ôk΄shən ir′] n. a person whose work is selling things at an auction vt. to sell at an auction …   English World dictionary

  • auctioneer —    The original meaning of ‘auction’ is ‘to increase, augment’. The auctioneer is one who raises the sale price of an object in stages. His attention is usually gained by some kind of visual signal, but he may be addressed by his professional… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • auctioneer — UK [ˌɔːkʃəˈnɪə(r)] / US [ˌɔkʃəˈnɪr] noun [countable] Word forms auctioneer : singular auctioneer plural auctioneers someone whose job is to sell things at an auction …   English dictionary

  • auctioneer — [[t]ɔ͟ːkʃənɪ͟ə(r)[/t]] auctioneers N COUNT An auctioneer is a person in charge of an auction …   English dictionary

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