Definition of whereupon in English:


Line breaks: where|upon
Pronunciation: /wɛːrəˈpɒn


  • Immediately after which: he qualified in February, whereupon he was promoted to Sergeant
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    • They all pay their money and are immediately blindfolded, whereupon they are asked to make polite conversation with the person next to them.
    • England didn't enter the World Cup until 1950, whereupon we were immediately instilled as favourites.
    • It lowered its head and the boy spoke to him softly, whereupon it immediately was tamed.

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