how to pronounce auction


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auction is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of auction in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… up very unusually for auction from a …”

meaning of auction

An auction is a public sale of goods or services, usually held by a person or company to raise money for a charitable cause.

auction frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word auction occurs in english on average 11.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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