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ante British & World English

A stake put up by a player in poker or brag before receiving cards

ante- British & World English

Before; preceding

ex ante British & World English

Based on forecasts rather than actual results

ex ante New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

based on forecasts rather than actual results

ante-post British & World English

(Of a bet on a horse race) placed at odds fixed at the time, and before the runners are known, on a horse thought likely to be entered

ante-post New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(of a bet) placed before the runners are known

penny ante British & World English

Poker played for very small stakes

up the ante British & World English

Increase what is at stake or under discussion, especially in a conflict or dispute

status quo ante British & World English

The previously existing state of affairs

terminus ante quem British & World English

The latest possible date for something

status quo ante New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

the state of affairs previously existing

up the ante in ante British & World English

Increase what is at stake or under discussion, especially in a conflict or dispute

anteroom British & World English

An antechamber, typically serving as a waiting room

antebellum British & World English

Occurring or existing before a particular war, especially the US Civil War

antechamber British & World English

A small room leading to a main one

antechapel British & World English

(Especially in Oxford and Cambridge colleges) a distinct part of a chapel between the entrance and the nave or choir

antenatal British & World English

Before birth; during or relating to pregnancy

antenuptial British & World English

Another term for prenuptial.

up or raise the ante in ante British & World English

Increase what is at stake or under discussion, especially in a conflict or dispute


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