Definition of 'ante'
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You'd have paid them money when you could and returned them to the status quo ante. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet restoring the status quo ante will be phenomenally hard. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Those millions do not face a return to the status quo ante. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There are powerful forces arguing for the return to the status quo ante. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The navy practises on the river in the hopes of a restoration of the status quo ante. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)My defeat came when I was unable to persuade my backer to raise the ante. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)The British showed poor judgement in supposing that the French status quo ante might be restored. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)How much further will she need to 'up the ante' before he supports her? Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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