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Meaning of “hither” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of hither from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hitheradverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈhɪð·ər/ old use
to or toward this ​place: Come hither!
(Definition of hither from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hither”
in Spanish acá…
in Vietnamese ở đây, đây…
in Malaysian sebelah sini…
in Thai ที่นี่…
in French ici…
in German hierher…
in Chinese (Simplified) 到这里, 向这里…
in Indonesian ke sini…
in Chinese (Traditional) 到這裡, 向這裡…
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