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Meaning of "theretofore" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THERETOFORE

theretofore  [ˌðɛətʊˈfɔː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF THERETOFORE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Theretofore is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES THERETOFORE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of theretofore in the English dictionary

The definition of theretofore in the dictionary is before that time; previous to that.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH THERETOFORE


afore
əˈfɔː
before
bɪˈfɔː
E334
ˌiːθriːθriːˈfɔː
four-four
ˈfɔːˈfɔː
guffaw
ɡʌˈfɔː
hereinbefore
ˌhɪərɪnbɪˈfɔː
heretofore
ˌhɪətʊˈfɔː
therefor
ˌðɛəˈfɔː
thereinbefore
ˌðɛərɪnbɪˈfɔː
three-four
ˌθriːˈfɔː
tofore
təˈfɔː
what-for
ˌwɒtˈfɔː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THERETOFORE

therefor
therefore
therefrom
therein
thereinafter
thereinbefore
thereinto
theremin
thereness
thereof
thereon
Theresa
therethrough
thereto
thereunder
thereunto
thereupon
therewith
therewithal
therewithin

WORDS THAT END LIKE THERETOFORE

anymore
Baltimore
convenience store
core
encore
explore
fore
hardcore
Moore
more
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pinafore
score
Singapore
store
the heretofore
therefore
to the fore
what is more
wherefore

Synonyms and antonyms of theretofore in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «theretofore» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THERETOFORE

Find out the translation of theretofore to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of theretofore from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «theretofore» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

或其受托人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hasta entonces
570 millions of speakers

English

theretofore
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

इस से पहले
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حتى ذلك الحين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

theretofore
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

até então
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সেই সময়ের আগে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

jusque-
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Oleh itu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

theretofore
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

その時まで
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

그에 대해
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Samenika
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đến lúc đó
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ரோமை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

त्यापूर्वी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

o vakte
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fino ad allora
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Jak dotąd
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

theretofore
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

theretofore
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

theretofore
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tevore waarneem
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dittills
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

theretofore
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of theretofore

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THERETOFORE»

The term «theretofore» is normally little used and occupies the 130.358 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THERETOFORE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about theretofore

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THERETOFORE»

Discover the use of theretofore in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to theretofore and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Reports of the Most Learned Sir Edmund Saunders, Knt. ...
... containing by estimation 104 acres, whether more or less, theretofore in the tenure or occupation of Richard Wright, or his assigns ; and also all that close called Lambcrqft, containing by estimation 22 acres, whether more or less, theretofore ...
Sir Edmund Saunders, Sir John Williams, Sir John Patteson, 1824
2
ACCOUNTS AND PAPERS RELATING TO CORPORATE OFFICES AND ...
... boys anil youth there should be thereafter kept up and maintained as theretofore it used to be, and that the great charges of the borough aforesaid, and to the same borough and to the inhabitants thereof yearly and from time to time incident, ...
‎1834
3
Parliamentary Papers, House of Commons and Command
... boys and youth there should he thereafter kept up and maintained as theretofore it used to be, and that the great charges of the borough aforesaid, and to the same borough and to the inhabitants thereof yearly and from time to time incident, ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, 1834
4
The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
... Custodiam Matter for enforcing the Payment of any Rent due out of the Lands granted in custodiam at the passing of this Act, or the enforcing of any Attachment theretofore awarded, or any Order theretofore made in such Custodiam Matter, ...
Great Britain, Sir George Kettilby Rickards, 1835
5
Reports of Cases in Criminal Law: Argued and Determined in ...
22, for English character, and the lion passant and the leopard's head, which feloniously said mark had been theretofore, to wit, on the day and year last aforesaid, j^SS* at ihe pariBl1 of St- George' Bloomsbury, in the county of Middlesex, ...
Edward William Cox, 1850
6
The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and ...
... Coaches, Carts and ' other Carriages, as the fame had theretofore been used and enjoyed ' by the Tenants or Lessees of the said Dean and Chapter, all which ' Piece or Parcel of Ground had been theretofore demised or leased * to William ...
Great Britain, Sir George Kettilby Rickards, 1814
7
Folk on the Delaware General Corporation Law
(a) A limited liability company may, whenever desired, integrate into a single instrument all of the provisions of its certificate of formation which are then in effect and operative as a result of there having theretofore been filed with the Secretary ...
8
Folk on Delaware Gen Corporation Law: Fundamentals 2011e
(a) A corporation may, whenever desired, integrate into a single instrument all of the provisions of its certificate of incorporation which are then in effect and operative as a result of there having theretofore been filed with the Secretary of State 1 ...
Edward P. Welch, Andrew J. Turezyn, Robert S. Saunders, 2010
9
Us Company Laws and Regulations Handbook Volume 2 Delaware - ...
there having theretofore been filed with the Secretary of State 1 or more certificates or other instruments pursuant to any of the sections referred to in § 104 of this title, and it may at the same time also further amend its certificate of incorporation ...
Usa Ibp Usa, 2009
10
Lubaroff and Altman on Delaware Limited Partnerships
(a) A limited partnership may, whenever desired, integrate into a single instrument all of the provisions of its certificate of limited partnership which are men in effect and operative as a result of there having theretofore been filed with the ...
Martin I. Lubaroff, Paul M. Altman, 1995

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THERETOFORE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term theretofore is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Ryan Lee: 'Frosted Blake's' and coded racism
I kept my cup toward my face and my straw in my mouth to buy time to absorb the nerve and/or naïveté thus revealed within someone who theretofore had ... «The GA Voice, Jul 15»
2
Funding is dubious
Documentation provided for agenda item 9.b of the commissioners' July 2 meeting revealed the identities of the theretofore anonymous "stakeholders.". «Lexington Dispatch, Jul 15»
3
Movie Review: Tangerine unexpected candidate for feel-good movie …
Infuriated by the infidelity of her supposedly theretofore-faithful man, she darts out of the donut shop, desperate to take him to task. Her best friend, Alexandra, ... «Vancity Buzz, Jul 15»
4
What The SEC Pretermitted In Proposing Clawback Policy Rule
It shall be unlawful for any employer to collect or receive from an employee any part of wages theretofore paid by said employer to said employee. The SEC did ... «The National Law Review, Jul 15»
5
Oculus Plans to Have Rift Demo Stations in Retail Stores for …
I remember back in the day before the advent of downloadable demos, the in-store demo station was a veritable Shangri-La of theretofore untested gaming ... «Road to VR, Jul 15»
6
July 1, 1913
The school in Bozeman, theretofore the Agricultural College of the State of Montana, became the Montana College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. It was soon ... «The Missoulian, Jul 15»
7
Justice Anthony Kennedy Might Use a Conservative Principle to …
Kennedy's tack abruptly reset the terms in which the King case had theretofore been framed, as a straightforward debate about statutory interpretation: Should ... «The New Republic, Jun 15»
8
Privacy or Terrorism? A Question of Risk
After the September 11 attacks, Congress, which theretofore had been feuding, came together in stunning unity and swiftly approved a sweeping law, called the ... «U.S. News & World Report, Jun 15»
9
The Obamacare Curse: What If, Next Month, the Republicans Finally …
Last summer, two Republican-appointed federal judges ruled, against the furious dissent of the Democratic appointee, in favor of what had theretofore been ... «New York Magazine, May 15»
10
Willem Lange: Knowing When to Exercise My First Amendment …
I was talking fairly colorfully about how quarry work really built muscle, when I noticed two important things I had theretofore not noticed: that it was a loggers' bar ... «Valley News, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Theretofore [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/theretofore>. Aug 2019 ».
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