up until now; until the present; before this
Origin of heretoforeMiddle English her (see here) + toforen, before from Old English toforan
Up to the present time; before this; previously.
Origin of heretoforeMiddle English here here ; see here . tofore previously ( from Old English tōforan ) ( tō to ; see to . ) ( foran before ) ( from fore ; see fore . )