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  • bid — v. & n. v. (bidding; past bid, archaic bade; past part. bid, archaic bidden) 1 tr. & intr. (past and past part. bid) (often foll. by for, against) a (esp. at an auction) offer (a certain price) (did not bid for the vase; bid against the dealer;… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Against Apion — (lat. Contra Apionem or In Apionem) was a polemical work written by Flavius Josephus as a defense of Judaism as a classical religion and philosophy, stressing its antiquity against what he perceived as more recent traditions of the Greeks. Text… …   Wikipedia

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  • bid */*/ — I UK [bɪd] / US verb Word forms bid : present tense I/you/we/they bid he/she/it bids present participle bidding past tense bid past participle bid 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to offer a particular amount of money for something, for example at …   English dictionary

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