Before a certain time or the time of the occurrence of a known event. Hamilton v State, 129 Fla 219, 176 So 89, 112 ALR 1013.

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  • Theretofore — There to*fore , adv. Up to that time; before then; correlative with heretofore. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • theretofore — adverb before, earlier, formerly, heretofore, previous to, prior to Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • theretofore — [ther΄tə fôr′, ther′tə fôr΄] adv. up to then; until that time; before that …   English World dictionary

  • theretofore — adverb Date: 14th century up to that time < a theretofore unknown author > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • theretofore — /dhair teuh fawr , fohr /, adv. before or until that time. [1300 50; ME ther tofore. See THERE, HERETOFORE] * * * …   Universalium

  • theretofore — adverb a) until that time b) before that …   Wiktionary

  • theretofore — adv. up to the time …   English contemporary dictionary

  • theretofore — adverb archaic or formal before that time …   English new terms dictionary

  • theretofore — there·to·fore …   English syllables

  • theretofore — there•to•fore [[t]ˌðɛər təˈfɔr, ˈfoʊr[/t]] adv. before or until that time • Etymology: 1300–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • theretofore — /ðɛətuˈfɔ/ (say dhairtooh faw) adverb before that time …   Australian English dictionary

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