thitherto

[ thith-er-too, th ith-, thith-er-too, th ith- ]
/ ˌθɪð ərˈtu, ˌðɪð-, ˈθɪð ərˌtu, ˈðɪð- /
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adverb

up to that time; until then.

Origin of thitherto

First recorded in 1400–50, thitherto is from the late Middle English word thidir to. See thither, to
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thitherto

/ (ˌðɪðəˈtuː, ˈðɪðəˌtuː) /

adverb

obsolete, or formal until that time
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