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until

preposition, conjunction uk   /ənˈtɪl/ /ˈʌn-/ ( also till) us  

until preposition, conjunction (TIME)

A1 up to (the time that): I was up until three o'clock trying to get it finished! Hadn't we better wait until Antony's here?not until B1 not before a particular time or event: We didn't eat till past midnight. Once he starts a decorating job he won't stop until it's finished.
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until preposition, conjunction (DISTANCE)

A2 as far as: You should stay on the train until Manchester and then change.
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