Definition of upon in English:
More formal term for on, especially in abstract senses. it was based upon two principles a school’s dependence upon parental support
More example sentences
- He is building a fan base upon the goodwill he has generated since taking over the club.
- The worrying thing is how those in power interpret the way we vote and act upon it to stay in power.
- Taste is based upon a certain set of assumptions about what is good or bad in the world.
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