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heretofore

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adverb here·to·fore \ˈhir-tə-ˌfȯr, ˌhir-tə-ˈ\

Simple Definition of heretofore

  • : until this time : before now

Full Definition of heretofore

  1. :  up to this time :  hitherto

Examples of heretofore

  1. Heretofore her writing has never displayed such depth of feeling.

  2. This technology has created heretofore unimaginable possibilities.



13th Century

First Known Use of heretofore

13th century


HERETOFORE Defined for Kids

heretofore

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adverb here·to·fore \ˈhir-tə-ˌfȯr\

Definition of heretofore

  1. :  up to this time <Our school has heretofore never closed.>





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