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  • verb Present participle of outbid.

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Examples

  • However I wouldn't dismiss the idea of outbidding the Taliban in hiring mercenary fighters, provided it could be guaranteed that those being hired had only been fighting for the Taliban for the sake of the money.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • Constrained by foreign-ownership rules, it paid $4.5 billion for half of Constellation's nuclear business in 2008, outbidding Warren Buffett 's MidAmerican Energy Holdings, which offered $4.7 billion for the whole company.

    EDF's Expensive U.S. Nuclear Option

  • In September, Hewlett-Packard acquired 3Par, a data warehouse firm, for $2.4 billion, outbidding Dell.

    IBM Loses Bid After Earnings Beat

  • In September, Hewlett-Packard acquired 3Par, a data warehouse firm, for $2.4 billion, outbidding Dell.

    IBM Loses Bid After Earnings Beat

  • Despite reports that the German government was about to change regulations to force down prices of drugs, Dr. Reddy's took a risky bet, outbidding competitors like Ranbaxy in a hotly contested battle.

    Dr. Reddy's Rejuvenation

  • If the “rational” employer thinks they can ‘outbid’ others by offering more (but not as much as whites), they will also be rational enough to know that such outbidding ends its usefulness when gays make the same as straights (and that, at a lower profit than when they made less).

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Public Opinion, Anti-Discrimination Law, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964

  • Last year, it struck a deal to buy Pactiv Corp, the maker of Hefty trash bags, for $4.4 billion, outbidding private-equity firm Apollo Global Management and rival paper and packaging company Koch Industries Inc.

    New Zealand Firm Enters Bid for Graham Packaging

  • Last year, it struck a deal to buy Pactiv Corp, the maker of Hefty trash bags, for $4.4 billion, outbidding private-equity firm Apollo Global Management and rival paper and packaging company Koch Industries Inc.

    New Zealand Firm Enters Bid for Graham Packaging

  • Despite reports that the German government was about to change regulations to force down prices of drugs, Dr. Reddy's took a risky bet, outbidding competitors like Ranbaxy in a hotly contested battle.

    Dr. Reddy's Renewed Charge Signals New Hope For Indian Drugmakers

  • Despite reports that the German government was about to change regulations to force down prices of drugs, Dr. Reddy's took a risky bet, outbidding competitors like Ranbaxy in a hotly contested battle.

    Dr. Reddy's Rejuvenation

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