up to this time; until now: a fact hitherto unknown.
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How to use hitherto in a sentence
The market has also been opened up to foreign vaccine makers, hitherto barred, who can now sell their wares at all sorts of prices to state governments, corporations and individuals.Modi Never Bought Enough COVID-19 Vaccines for India. Now the Whole World Is Paying | Debasish Roy Chowdhury | May 28, 2021 | Time
With that potential industry power, and that much fan support at its back, HYBE and BTS could well be poised to shape the music industry in ways hitherto unseen.
There is nothing quite like a young scientist’s first encounter with an imaging technology that renders the hitherto invisible visible—magnetic resonance imaging took my breath away.
The conditions of occupation have left Palestinians living in crowded and impoverished areas with a crippled health care system—conditions ripe for community transmission of a virus that has hitherto been unconstrained by any border.Israel leads the world in vaccination rates, but a key group is missing from the data | By Yara M. Asi/The Conversation | February 3, 2021 | Popular-Science
As with all exciting new advances, research into quantum computers is traveling hitherto unknown territory.New Quantum Computer in China Claims Quantum Advantage With Light | Jason Dorrier | December 6, 2020 | Singularity Hub
With Bruce Wayne out of the picture, Dick Grayson is free to cultivate that hitherto underdeveloped aspect of his abilities.The CIA Spook Turned Comic Book Scribe: Robin Grabs a Gun in ‘Grayson’ | Rich Goldstein | June 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At the three-hour-mark, the hitherto obliging Lanzmann finally becomes irritated.Confessions of a Death Camp Collaborator: Claude Lanzmann’s ‘The Last of the Unjust’ | Jimmy So | February 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Here is a hitherto little-known fact; Prince Charles and his wife Camilla both delivered by the same guy.
Obama's effect on Israel's public debate has been electric, reigniting the hitherto comatose discussion of the West Bank.
Her father attempted to stage an intervention into her drinking, and it was reported that she had a hitherto unknown half-sister.Lindsay Lohan’s Rap Sheet: Arrests, Car Wrecks, Mounting Debt & More | Kevin Fallon | December 11, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
But hitherto, before these new ideas began to spread in our community, the mass of men and women definitely settled down.
It has only been a rare and exceptional class hitherto that has gone on learning throughout life.
The scene and field of that learning hitherto has been, in our Western communities, the University.
His accumulating doubts hitherto unexpressed, almost unacknowledged even, were now confirmed.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
Then she put her anger from her; put from her, too, the insolence and scorn with which so lavishly she had addressed him hitherto.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
British Dictionary definitions for hitherto
until this time: hitherto, there have been no problems
archaic to this place or point
until this time: a hitherto unoccupied house
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