Definition of auction house in English:

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auction house

Pronunciation: /ˈɔːkʃ(ə)n ˌhaʊs/


A company that runs auctions.
Example sentences
  • For a twice-yearly auction event, an auction house receives about 500-600 paintings to select.
  • The auction house is expecting more than 100 people to attend.
  • Each auction house has gambled millions of dollars guaranteeing owners minimum prices, whether their artworks sell or not.

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