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- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhɪðəˌtuː/, /ˌhɪðəˈtuː/, [ˈhɪðəˌtʰuː], [ˌhɪðəˈtʰuː]
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈhɪðɚˌtu/, /ˌhɪðɚˈtu/, [ˈhɪðɚˌtʰu], [ˌhɪðɚˈtʰu]
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hitherto (not comparable)
- (formal, also law) Up to this or that time or point.
- 1830, Anna Maria Porter, The Barony, volume 3, page 460:
- The exhaustless conjecturings of that evening's full conversation, made such of the small party, as had hitherto been strangers, well acquainted with each other's turn of mind […]
- 2014, James Lambert, “Diachronic stability in Indian English lexis”, in World Englishes, page 124:
- The results of this study argue for a greater endonormativity in Indian English than has hitherto been recognised.
- 2021 October 20, Paul Stephen, “Leisure and pleasure on the Far North Line”, in RAIL, number 942, page 49:
- North of Tain [...], the line reaches the southern shore of Dornoch Firth. Here, the railway and the A9 trunk road, which have hitherto run close together, diverge.
up to this time