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English definition of “ante up something”

ante up something

 /ˈænt·iˈʌp/ infml
phrasal verb with ante verb
to give money in order to join or be part of something: The new teams each had to ante up a huge entry fee to the major leagues.
(Definition of ante up something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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