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- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌhɪətuˈfɔː/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈhɪɹtəfɔɹ/, /ˈhɪɹtəfoɹ/
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heretofore (not comparable)
- (formal) Prior to now, until now, up to the present time; from the origin to this point.
- We now make available these works which were heretofore unpublished.
- For usage examples of this term, see the citations page.
- (prior to now): hitherto
up to the present time