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ante

 [an´te] (L.)
preposition, before.

ante

[L.] preposition, before.
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Then, the magician raises the ante to HK$100 million and leads Ho on a merry chase, with backpack, that ends with a surreal encounter atop a skyscraper at night.
You can see where the Super Hornet, plus the AIM-9X [Sidewinder missile] and other weapon systems, raises the ante in terms of air combat.
But the president's plan raises the ante significantly, requiting states receiving federal support (all of them) to test children every year between grades three and eight.