how to pronounce ante


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ante is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of ante in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… is like the ante to get into the poker …”

meanings of ante


  1. A price or cost, as in up the ante.
  2. In poker and other games, the contribution made by all players to the pot before dealing the cards.


  1. To make an investment in money, effort, or time before knowing one's chances.
  2. To pay the ante in poker. Often used as ante up.

ante frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ante occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics ante can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that ante can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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