Meaning of “hitherto” in the English Dictionary

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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 particular time:

Economic aid has been offered to hitherto depressed people.

(Definition of “hitherto” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)