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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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Universal Studios ups the ante another notch, also giving its staff movie passes, admission to preview screenings and bargain prices on CDs - an ancillary benefit of working for the Vivendi Universal entertainment empire.
With this new release, Lockdown Enforcer ups the ante for Network Access Control and provides finer levels of control over users, access points and devices on the network, allowing enterprises the flexibility they need to establish and enforce sound security policies that prevent problems from arising," said Brett Helsel, CEO of Lockdown Networks.
But when Hallstrom ups the ante and attempts to give the story more weight than it can bear (the town's treatment of a visiting troupe of gypsies is more or less equated with the beginning of the Holocaust), ``Chocolat'' melts down and becomes a big, gooey mess.
LOS ANGELES -- Playfully Promiscuous Mistress Ups the Ante for More Fun and Frolic with Original Burlesque Revue Act, Once Again Pushing the Envelope.
And when the action shifts to the city, Yimou ups the ante by shooting scenes on the sly, apparently without the participants knowing they're being filmed.