kilpailuttaa

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From kilpailla (to race, to compete)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: kil‧pai‧lut‧taa

Verb[edit]

kilpailuttaa

  1. (economics, transitive) To invite tenders, publicly ask for bids (for providing some service or implementing a project, for example a construction project, thus causing a competition for the contract, which is usually won by the lowest bid); to tender out, (UK) to put out to tender (less common: put out for tender).
  2. (transitive) To race something (such as a horse, car or team) as a manager or owner, usually without participating oneself in the actual competition event as a driver or player.

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