Definition of heretofore
- heretofore unimaginable possibilities
- I tell you now what we have heretofore kept secret from you
- —A. C. Whitehead
Heretofore her writing has never displayed such depth of feeling.
This technology has created heretofore unimaginable possibilities.
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an inn where caravans rest at night
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