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Definition: Bidder


Quick Summary of Bidder

Someone who bids, e.g. at an auction

What is the dictionary definition of Bidder?

Dictionary Definition

A person or organization making a formal offer for something, especially at an auction.

Full Definition of Bidder

A bidder is a company or individual who is attempting to take over another company, the target company.

Examples of Bidder in a sentence

The highest bidder shall get the house.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Bidder. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
January 18, 2022
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Bidder. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: January 18, 2022).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Bidder. Retrieved January 18, 2022
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Bidder are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 15th February, 2020 | 2 Views.