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までに
madeni
JLPT N3
Edit  Chad
Meaning
by __[day, date, time, etc.]__
Turn in the report by Friday.
Edit  Chad
Formation
Phrases
あしたまでにそれをすませてしまうべきです。
You ought to have done it by tomorrow.
Edit  #8119 karekano
おひるまでにもどらないといけない。
(I) need to be back by noon.
Edit  #8670 mdchachi
Discussion and comments
までに is giving a time limit which must be kept. Finishing the required action before is also fine.

In opposition まで denotes an action etc. which continues until the given time and does not finish before.
Chad
Cannot be used with continuous action/state, such as "aru/iru". See made de for subtle difference.
american57