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Meaning of “ante” in the English Dictionary

"ante" in British English

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antenoun [C]

uk   /ˈæn.ti/  us   /-t̬i/
an ​amount of ​money that each ​person must ​risk in ​order to be ​part of a ​game that ​involvesgambling: a $30 ante

ante-prefix

uk   /æn.ti-/  us   /-t̬i-/
(Definition of ante from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ante" in American English

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antenoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈænt·i/
an ​amount of ​money that each ​person must ​risk in ​order to be ​part of a ​game, or the ​price of something
(Definition of ante from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"ante" in Business English

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antenoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈænti/
an ​amount of ​money that each ​person must ​risk in ​order to be ​part of a ​game: a $30 ante
up the ante (also raise the ante) to ​increase your ​demands or the ​risks in a ​situation: The ​question for both ​sides is how far to up the ante. Lenders continue to up the ante with generous new ​rates, ​bonuses, and ​introductoryoffers.
(Definition of ante from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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