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ante-

pref.
1. Prior to; earlier: antenatal.
2. In front of; before: anteroom.

[Latin, from ante, before; see ant- in Indo-European roots.]

ante-

prefix
before in time or position; previous to; in front of: antedate; antechamber.
[from Latin]

an•te

(ˈæn ti)

n., v. -ted -teed, -te•ing. n.
1. a fixed but arbitrary stake in poker put into the pot by each player before the deal.
2. an individual's share of the total expenses incurred by a group.
3. the price or cost of something.
v.t.
4. (in poker) to put (one's initial stake) into the pot.
5. to produce or pay (one's share) (usu. fol. by up).
v.i.
6. (in poker) to put one's initial stake into the pot.
7. to pay (usu. fol. by up).
[1830–40, Amer.; independent use of ante-]

ante-

a prefix meaning “happening before” (antediluvian), “located in front of” (anteroom).
[< Latin, prefixal form of preposition and adv. ante; akin to Greek antí, Old English and- against, toward, opposite. See answer, and, anti-]
Translations

ante-

prefvor-
References in classic literature ?
Walking boldly forward I pushed into the room only to find myself in a small ante- chamber in which were the four guards who had accompanied her.
Just let twelve spinning-wheels be brought into the ante- chamber, and they will go to them and be pleased with them, and that is what no man would do.
The father of this young gentleman had been a money-lender, who had transacted professional business with the mother of this young gentleman, when he, the latter, was waiting in the vast dark ante- chambers of the present world to be born.