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ante up

phrasal verb with ante uk   us   /ˈænti/ verb
[I or T] to give ​money, often unwillingly: It makes sense for ​shareholders to ​ante up more ​money and wait for an ​increase in ​cashflow. To ​protect the ​pensionsystem, will ​companiesante up or will ​taxpayersfoot the ​bill?
(Definition of ante up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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