not until

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Definition of not until

: not before Not until you finish your homework can you go outside. When you finish your homework you can go outside, but not until then.

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“Not until.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20until. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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