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    hitherto

    hitherto

    /hɪəˈtuː/
    /'hɪətuː/

    Which pronunciation would you go for? Oxford lists two options with a different stress pattern.

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    Re: hitherto

    I go for /ˌhɪəˈtuː/.

    However, note the stress shift in ˌhitherto ˈnamed.

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