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noun [countable]     silent auction pronunciation in British English
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singularsilent auction
pluralsilent auctions
  1. a way of selling something in which people put an offer of a particular amount of money inside an envelope, the envelopes are opened when the sale takes place, and the person who offers the most money buys the object

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