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hitherto meaning

EN[ˈhɪðə(ɹ)ˌtuː] [ˌhɪðə(ɹ)ˈtuː] [ˈhɪðə(ɹ)ˌtʰuː] [ˌhɪðə(ɹ)ˈtʰuː] [ˈhɪðɚˌtu] [ˌhɪðɚˈtu] [ˈhɪðɚˌtʰu] [ˌhɪðɚˈtʰu]
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    Definition of hitherto in English Dictionary

  • Adverb
    1. (formal or law) Up to this or that time.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • I expect to find her on her return sprung into full possession & exercise of faculties of mind and I trust heart, hitherto undreamt of by any of us, & only drempt of by herself.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Uncomparable adverbs
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      1. en hithertofore
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      Meaning of hitherto for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "hitherto" is an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb.
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