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thitherto

[ thith-er-too, thith-, thith-er-too, thith- ]
/ ˌθɪð ərˈtu, ˌðɪð-, ˈθɪð ərˌtu, ˈðɪð- /
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adverb
up to that time; until then.
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Origin of thitherto

First recorded in 1400–50, thitherto is from late Middle English thidir to. See thither, to
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British Dictionary definitions for thitherto

thitherto
/ (ˌðɪðəˈtuː, ˈðɪðəˌtuː) /

adverb
obsolete, or formal until that time
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