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bid-up

[bid-uhp] /ˈbɪdˌʌp/
noun
1.
the act or an instance of increasing the price of something by forcing the bidding upward.
2.
the amount of such increase:
a bid-up of 100 percent in the last year.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; noun use of verb phrase bid up
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