ante-
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ante-(
ahn
-
ti
)
A prefix is an affix that is added to the beginning of a word to create a new word with a different meaning (e.g. auto, pre).
prefix
1. (before)
a. ante-
In this sentence, the pronoun "he" refers to the antecedent "David."En esta oración, el pronombre "él" se refiere al antecedente "David".
b. pre-
Antenatal care is very important for pregnant women.La asistencia prenatal es muy importante para las mujeres embarazadas.
2. (in front)
a. ante-
The kneecap is found on the anterior part of the body.La rótula se encuentra en la parte anterior del cuerpo.
ante
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (card games)
a. la apuesta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'll see your $100 and I raise the ante to $300.Acepto tus $100 y elevo la apuesta a $300.
b. la apuesta inicial
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Cards will be dealt to the players after they place an ante of $50.Los jugadores recibirán cartas una vez que hayan pagado una apuesta inicial de $50.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (card games; often used with "up")
a. poner la apuesta inicial
You could feel the tension in the game once all the players had anted up.La tensión en la partida era palpable una vez que todos los jugadores habían puesto la apuesta inicial.
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ante
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
2. (colloquial)
a. (in gambling, conflict)
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ante [ˈæntɪ] especially (US)
noun
(Cards) apuesta (f)
to raise or up the ante (Cards) subir la apuesta; elevar las demandas
transitive verb
apostar
intransitive verb
poner su apuesta
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ante-
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
ante-(
ahn
-
teh
)
A prefix is an affix that is added to the beginning of a word to create a new word with a different meaning (e.g. auto, pre).
prefix
1. (before)
a. before-
Si vas a venir a visitarme, por favor avísame de antemano.If you're coming to visit me, please tell me beforehand.
b. ante-
Esa es una explicación antediluviana de por qué se pone el sol.That's an antediluvian explanation of why the sun sets.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
El bebé de mi hermana nación anteayer.My sister's baby was born the day before yesterday.
Anteanoche alguien intentó entrar a mi casa.Somebody tried to break into my house the night before last.
2. (in front)
a. fore-
El médico dijo que me quebré el antebrazo.The doctor said that I broke my forearm.
b. ante-
Pueden dejar sus abrigos en la antecámara.You can leave your coats in the antechamber.
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Phrases with "ante-"
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ante
la apuesta
Phrases with "ante-"
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ante
before
ante todo
above all, first of all
rendir cuentas ante
to report to
retroceder ante
to retreat in the face of
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