Pronunciation: (un-til'), [key]
1. up to the time that or when; till: He read until his guests arrived.
2. before (usually used in negative constructions): They did not come until the meeting was half over.
1. onward to or till (a specified time or occurrence): She worked until 6 p.m.
2. before (usually used in negative constructions): He did not go until night.
3. Scot. and North Eng.to; unto.
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