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English definition of “ante”

ante

noun [C] uk   /ˈæn.ti/ us    /-t̬i/
an amount of money that each person must risk in order to be part of a game that involves gambling: a $30 anteGambling and bookmakingTaking risksGeneral words for amounts of moneyLarge amounts of moneySmall amounts of money
(Definition of ante noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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