Ante

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Ante

[Latin, Before.] A reference to a previous portion of a report or textbook.

Ante is synonymous with supra.

See: award, bet, parlay, stake
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each time he came back to raise the ante and eventually the gelding was knocked down to
Hatton's camp are looking for seven-figure deals next year and believe delaying a summit with Witter can only raise the ante.
They may well be tempted to raise the ante with their own deployment, accelerating the nuclear arms race.