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Word-of-the-Day
Auction

Pronunciation
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Auction is both Countable Noun and Uncountable Noun
Auction is also a Transitive Verb

Meaning
A sale in which things are sold to the person who offers the most money

Usage
Dinosaur fossil on auction in Britain could fetch $1 bln

(Source: CLD- 2nd Edition)

Today’s Reading

The almost-complete fossil of diplodocus dinosaur will be up for auction in Britain. The diplodocus is a large, long-necked dinosaur from the late Jurassic period. The fossil was unearthed by palaeontologists in the United States state of Wyoming. (The Straits Times)

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