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HITHERTO

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HITHERTO (adverb)
  The adverb HITHERTO has 1 sense:

1. used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time

  Familiarity information: HITHERTO used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HITHERTO (adverb)


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Meaning:

Used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time

Synonyms:

as yet; heretofore; hitherto; so far; thus far; til now; until now; up to now; yet

Context examples:

So far he hasn't called / the sun isn't up yet


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