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

  Then \Then\ ([th][e^]n), adv. [Originally the same word as than.
     See Than.]
     1. At that time (referring to a time specified, either past
        or future).
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              And the Canaanite was then in the land. --Gen. xii.
                                                    6.
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              Now I know in part; but then shall I know even as
              also I am known.                      --1 Cor. xiii.
                                                    12.
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     2. Soon afterward, or immediately; next; afterward.
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              First be reconciled to thy brother, and then come
              and offer thy gift.                   --Matt. v. 24.
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     3. At another time; later; again.
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              One while the master is not aware of what is done,
              and then in other cases it may fall out to be own
              act.                                  --L'Estrange.
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     By then.
        (a) By that time.
        (b) By the time that. [Obs.]
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                  But that opinion, I trust, by then this
                  following argument hath been well read, will be
                  left for one of the mysteries of an indulgent
                  Antichrist.                       --Milton.
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     Now and then. See under Now, adv.
  
     Till then, until that time; until the time mentioned.
        --Milton.
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     Note: Then is often used elliptically, like an adjective, for
           then existing; as, the then administration.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Till \Till\, prep. [OE. til, Icel. til; akin to Dan. til, Sw.
     till, OFries. til, also to AS. til good, excellent, G. ziel
     end, limit, object, OHG. zil, Goth. tils, gatils, fit,
     convenient, and E. till to cultivate. See Till, v. t.]
     To; unto; up to; as far as; until; -- now used only in
     respect to time, but formerly, also, of place, degree, etc.,
     and still so used in Scotland and in parts of England and
     Ireland; as, I worked till four o'clock; I will wait till
     next week.
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           He . . . came till an house.             --Chaucer.
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           Women, up till this
           Cramped under worse than South-sea-isle taboo.
                                                    --Tennyson.
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           Similar sentiments will recur to every one familiar
           with his writings -- all through them till the very
           end.                                     --Prof.
                                                    Wilson.
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     Till now, to the present time.
  
     Till then, to that time.
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