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hitherto

adverb
 
 
/ˌhɪðəˈtuː/ formal
until now, or until a particular point in timeUntil a particular moment
Translations of “hitherto”
in Chinese (Traditional) 迄今為止, 到(某時)為止…
in Russian до сих пор…
in Turkish bu zamana kadar/değin, şimdiye kadar/değin/dek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 迄今为止, 到(某时)为止…
in Polish dotychczas…
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