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

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hithertoadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈhɪð·ərˌtu/ fml
until now or until a ​particulartime: Economic ​aid has been ​offered to hitherto ​depressedpeople.
(Definition of hitherto from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hitherto”
in Chinese (Simplified) 迄今为止, 到(某时)为止…
in Turkish bu zamana kadar/değin, şimdiye kadar/değin/dek…
in Russian до сих пор…
in Chinese (Traditional) 迄今為止, 到(某時)為止…
in Polish dotychczas…
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