hitherto


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hith·er·to

 (hĭth′ər-to͞o′, hĭth′ər-to͞o′)
adv.
Until this time: The weather, which had hitherto been sunny and mild, suddenly turned cold.

hitherto

(ˈhɪðəˈtuː)
adv
1. until this time: hitherto, there have been no problems.
2. archaic to this place or point
adj
until this time: a hitherto unoccupied house.

hith•er•to

(ˈhɪð ərˌtu)

adv.
1. up to this time; until now: a fact hitherto unknown.
2. to here.
[1175–1225]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.hitherto - used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present timehitherto - 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"

hitherto

adverb (Formal) previously, so far, until now, thus far, up to now, till now, heretofore The polytechnics have hitherto been at an unfair disadvantage.
Translations
حَتّى الآن،حتّى ذلك الحين
až dosud
indtil nu
jusqu'alorsjusqu'ici
dosaddosadadotaddotada
hingaî til
これまで
adhuc
目前为止至今

hitherto

[ˈhɪðəˈtuː] ADVhasta ahora

hitherto

[ˌhɪðərˈtuː] advjusqu'ici, jusqu'à présenthit list nliste f noire

hitherto

advbisher, bis jetzt

hitherto

[ˈhɪðəˈtuː] adv (frm) → finora

hither

(ˈhiðə) adverb
to this place.
ˌhitherˈto adverb
up to this time. Hitherto, this information has been kept secret.
hither and thither
in various directions. People were running hither and thither.
References in classic literature ?
A hundred times hitherto hath spirit as well as virtue flown away and blundered.
The reserve which I have hitherto maintained in this matter has been misinterpreted by members of my family whose good opinion I cannot consent to forfeit.
Sergey Ivanovitch's position was still more difficult from the fact that, since he had finished his book, he had had no more literary work to do, such as had hitherto occupied the greater part of his time.
But I have discerned in you an elevation of thought and a capability of devotedness, which I had hitherto not conceived to be compatible either with the early bloom of youth or with those graces of sex that may be said at once to win and to confer distinction when combined, as they notably are in you, with the mental qualities above indicated.
Since that time she has had no relapse, but there is apparently some heavy distress weighing on her mind which it has hitherto been found impossible to remove.
It has been a sad, heavy winter hitherto, without Reginald, and seeing nobody from Churchhill.
Hitherto the smallest details of the operation had been daily chronicled by the journals, which the public devoured with eager eyes.
No incidents have hitherto befallen us that would make a figure in a letter.
There is another art which imitates by means of language alone, and that either in prose or verse--which, verse, again, may either combine different metres or consist of but one kind--but this has hitherto been without a name.
We had always lived hitherto in large towns, except for that year at the Mills, and we were eager to see what a village was like, especially a village peopled wholly by Yankees, as our father had reported it.
In Ionia and the islands the epic poets followed the Homeric tradition, singing of romantic subjects in the now stereotyped heroic style, and showing originality only in their choice of legends hitherto neglected or summarily and imperfectly treated.
A veritable witness have you hitherto been, Ishmael; but have a care how you seize the privilege of Jonah alone; the privilege of discoursing upon the joists and beams; the rafters, ridge-pole, sleepers, and under-pinnings, making up the frame-work of leviathan; and belike of the tallow-vats, dairy-rooms, butteries, and cheeseries in his bowels.