Meaning of until

un•til

Pronunciation: (un-til'), [key]
— conj.
  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.
—prep.
  1. onward to or till (a specified time or occurrence):p.m. She worked until 6
  2. before (usually used in negative constructions): He did not go until night.
  3. to; unto.
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