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ante

 [an´te] (L.)
preposition, before.

ante

[L.] preposition, before.
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The first child to take a dime and have a balloon pop in her face wouldn't bite again until the professor raised the ante to a quarter.
The man who raised the ante in the battle for Birmingham Midshires building society has seen his salary soar.
5 million offer once Kalimian raised the ante by $500,000, sealing the winning $15 million bid.
Representatives of more than 140 nations last week raised the ante in ongoing negotiations aimed at battling greenhouse warming.
The attack on Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan, say sports specialists, has raised the ante on sports violence and provided a grimly telling commentary on the larger culture.
This high-touch-inspired design feature, however, raised the ante on high-tech system design requirements.
This is not another mobile web event, but a place where world-leaders can meet in an intimate setting to explore the future" said executive producer, Robin Batt "I'm especially excited that Stephen Elop will be keynoting this year, as Nokia has raised the ante in the smartphone race dramatically with its announcement to partner with Microsoft.
I have raised the ante just to prove that my information is right.
In critical agreements reached with the local Sur Municipal Committee, Oman LNG has further raised the ante in its community engagement with the Wilayat of Sur to promote a better quality of life for people in the area.