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hitherto


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hitherto  \Hith"er*to`\,  adv 
  1.  To  this  place  to  a  prescribed  limit. 
 
  Hitherto  shalt  thou  come  but  no  further.  --Job 
  xxxviii  11. 
 
  2.  Up  to  this  time;  as  yet  until  now 
 
  The  Lord  hath  blessed  me  hitherto.  --Josh.  xvii. 
  14. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hitherto 
  adv  :  used  in  negative  statement  to  describe  a  situation  that  has 
  existed  up  to  this  point  or  up  to  the  present  time;  "So 
  far  he  hasn't  called";  "the  sun  isn't  up  yet"  [syn:  {so 
  far},  {thus  far},  {up  to  now},  {heretofore},  {as  yet}, 
  {yet},  {til  now},  {until  now}] 




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