Definition of “until” - English Dictionary

“until” in British English

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untilpreposition, conjunction

uk /ənˈtɪl/ /ʌnˈtɪl/ us /ənˈtɪl/ /ʌnˈtɪl/ also till

until preposition, conjunction (TIME)

A1 up to (the time that):

I was up until three o'clock trying to get it finished!
Shouldn't we 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 painting a room he won't stop until it's done.

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(Definition of “until” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“until” in American English

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untilpreposition, conjunction

us /ənˌtɪl, ʌn-, ən-/ also till

until preposition, conjunction (TIME)

up to the stated time:

I was up until 3 a.m.

until preposition, conjunction (DISTANCE)

as far as:

Stay on the bus until 57th Street and then walk one block west.

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