used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time
- Karl Marx says, "The history of all hitherto existing societies is the history of class struggles."
- The history of all hitherto existing societies is the history of class struggles.
- Even those who have renounced Christianity and attack it, in their inmost being still follow the Christian ideal, for hitherto neither their subtlety nor the ardor of their hearts has been able to create a higher ideal of man and of virtue than the ideal given by Christ.
- The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far. The sciences, each straining in its own direction, have hitherto harmed us little; but some day the piecing together of dissociated knowledge will open up such terrifying vistas of reality, and of our frightful position therein, that we shall either go mad from the revelation or flee from the deadly light into the peace and safety of a new dark age.
- hitherto unharmonised national MRLs.
- Hitherto, however, participation by such enterprises in the Leonardo da Vinci programme has been limited.
- There is a continuous development in knowledge with respect to hitherto unknown diseases in aquatic animals.
- Hitherto the Commission has accepted that earthquakes, avalanches, landslides and floods may constitute natural disasters.
- Hitherto the Commission has forwarded the Annual Reports of the Fund to the European Parliament and the Council.
- The strain of the virus detected recently in Morocco is of a type that was not found hitherto in Africa.
- ‘innovative action’ means any action which features elements which have hitherto not existed in a given market;
- Where the supplier and the recipient of the services are established in different Member States, the reverse charge mechanism will be applicable more frequently than hitherto.
- When establishing those MRLs the remaining MRLs in Annex II to Council Directive 76/895/EEC  and hitherto unharmonised national MRLs are to be taken into account.
- If a hitherto unsuspected conflict becomes apparent during the course of the peer review evaluation, the independent expert must announce the fact immediately to a responsible official.
- Given that not all the necessary data were available, it has not hitherto been possible to determine the compensatory aid for 2005.