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English definition of “hitherto”

hitherto

adverb uk   /ˌhɪð.əˈtuː/ us    /-ɚ-/ formal
until now or until a particular time: Mira revealed hitherto unsuspected talents on the cricket pitch.Until a particular moment
(Definition of hitherto from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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