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 for until
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Until \Un*til"\, conj.
     As far as; to the place or degree that; especially, up to the
     time that; till. See Till, conj.
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           In open prospect nothing bounds our eye,
           Until the earth seems joined unto the sky. --Dryden.
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           But the rest of the dead lives not again until the
           thousand years were finished.            --Rev. xx. 5.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Until \Un*til"\, prep. [OE. until, ontil; un- (as in unto) + til
     till; cf. Dan. indtil, Sw. intill. See Unto, and Till,
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     1. To; unto; towards; -- used of material objects. --Chaucer.
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              Taverners until them told the same.   --Piers
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              He roused himself full blithe, and hastened them
              until.                                --Spenser.
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     2. To; up to; till; before; -- used of time; as, he staid
        until evening; he will not come back until the end of the
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              He and his sons were priests to the tribe of Dan
              until the day of the captivity.       --Judg. xviii.
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     Note: In contracts and like documents until is construed as
           exclusive of the date mentioned unless it was the
           manifest intent of the parties to include it.
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From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  while loop
      The loop construct, found in nearly all
     procedural languages, that executes one or more instructions
     (the "loop body") repeatedly so long as some condition
     evaluates to true.  In contrast to a repeat loop, the loop
     body will not be executed at all if the condition is false on
     entry to the while.
     For example, in C, a while loop is written
     	while () ;
     where  is any expression and  is any
     statement, including a compound statement within braces
     A for loop, e.g. in the C language, extends the while loop
     syntax to collect pre-loop initialisation and loop-end logic
     into the beginning of the statement.
     Perl provides the "until" loop that loops until the loop
     condition is true.

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