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hitherto

[hith -er-too] /ˈhɪð ərˌtu/
adverb
1.
up to this time; until now:
a fact hitherto unknown.
2.
to here.
Origin of hitherto
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English hiderto. See hither, to
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hitherto

/ˈhɪðəˈtuː/
adverb
1.
until this time: hitherto, there have been no problems
2.
(archaic) to this place or point
adjective
3.
until this time: a hitherto unoccupied house
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Word Origin and History for hitherto
adv.

c.1200, from hither + to.

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