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  • v. Present participle of auction.


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  • Chicago Cubs to begin auctioning off season tickets.

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  • Speaker of the House John Boehner R-Ohio touched on several tech points in his speech to the National Association of Religious Broadcasters and spoke out against the idea of auctioning the national debt.

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  • As late as the 1970s, the FCC dismissed the idea of auctioning spectrum, saying the odds of such a thing happening were "those on the Easter Bunny in the Preakness."

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  • However, we are 2,000 points below where we were when essentially this plan, the idea of auctioning off troubled toxic assets, was originally brought to bear.

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  • Its main gripe with the package is a so-called auctioning provision, which would require power companies to pay for permits to pollute instead of being given most of them.

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  • The auction Web site insisted the reselling of the tickets was not illegal under British law, but later removed them after Geldof called the auctioning of charity tickets "sick profiteering."

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  • Is it me that he is referring to as auctioning off signed copies of 'Hello' magazine?

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  • We have opposed the idea of auctioning the digital spectrum, and we have proposed a plan to award, not give away -- and there's a difference -- the digital spectrum with certain public interest obligations that attach to its use, i.e., children's television, political debate and other things that are made possible by the abundance of channels that digital television will enjoy.

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  • The previous FCC pursued the idea of auctioning the spectrum to a commercial operator under conditions designed to forge a public-private partnership with the PSST to build and maintain a public-safety broadband network.

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  • (this is why some people call it "keyword auctioning").



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