bidding war

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a competition between prospective buyers who successively offer more than each other for the same stock or security

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  • Bidding — is an offer (often competitive) of setting a price one is willing to pay for something. A price offer is called a bid . The term may be used in context of auctions, stock exchange or card games. Bidding up means rising a price for an item by a… …   Wikipedia

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  • War of attrition (game) — In game theory, the war of attrition is a model of aggression in which two contestants compete for a resource of value V by persisting while constantly accumulating costs over the time t that the contest lasts. The model was originally formulated …   Wikipedia

  • bidding — noun Bidding is used before these nouns: ↑process, ↑war …   Collocations dictionary

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