Definitions

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  • adj. Not of or pertaining to an auction.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ auction

Examples

  • He also emphasized that the faster-growing nonauction portions of the business are becoming as significant as the traditional core eBay business.

    EBay's Growth Stalls as Shoppers Pull Back

  • EBay Inc. 's first-quarter profit climbed 22% and revenue increased 24%, propelled by its PayPal electronic-payments unit and some nonauction businesses, though the company still faces challenges in reversing slowing growth at its auction unit.

    EBay's PayPal Arm Drives Profit Increase

  • He can make an early impact by finding better homes for two of eBay's big nonauction units -- Skype and the Internet pay service PayPal.

    Buffett -- Swiss Re's Insurer

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