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preposition un·to \ˈən-(ˌ)tü\

—used in the past like “to”

Full Definition of UNTO

1
:  to
2
—used as a function word to indicate reference or concern <they became a world unto themselves — Anne T. Fleming>

Origin of UNTO

Middle English, probably from un- (as in until) + to to
First Known Use: 14th century

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