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whereupon

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conjunction where·up·on \ˈhwer-ə-ˌpȯn, ˈwer-, -ˌpän\

Simple Definition of whereupon

  • : at which time

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of whereupon

  1. 1 :  on which

  2. 2 :  closely following and in consequence of which

14th Century

First Known Use of whereupon

14th century

Rhymes with whereupon

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WHEREUPON Defined for Kids

whereupon

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conjunction where·up·on \ˈhwer-ə-ˌpȯn, ˈwer-, -ˌpän\

Definition of whereupon for Students

  1. :  and then :  at which time <They failed, whereupon they tried harder.>




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