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ante

 [an´te] (L.)
preposition, before.
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Two kinds of agreements can be reached between the developer and the initial innovators: an ex ante agreement--before the investment in the development has been undertaken--or an ex post agreement--after the investment in the development occurs in the case of infringement.
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The reality of the ex ante and ex post marketplaces, and the public will for choice in both markets, explains the tidal forces now ripping to shreds traditional managed care structures.
Theodore Te, high court spokesperson, said 15 justices decided in favor of extending the effectivity of a status quo ante order against Marcos' burial at Libingan until Nov.