Definition of heretofore in English:

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Pronunciation: /hɪətʊˈfɔː/


Before now: diseases that heretofore were usually confined to rural areas
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  • On the other hand, people can accept lots of heretofore unacceptable things as long as they have a say beforehand.
  • There was even one guy wearing leather chaps over his Wranglers, something heretofore exclusive to only gay bars or biker bars.
  • No doubt he will turn over voluminous quantities of documents; he may even turn over materials he has heretofore hidden.
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