hereupon

adverb here·up·on \ ˈhir-ə-ˌpȯn , -ˌpän , ˌhir-ə-ˈpȯn \

Definition of hereupon

: on this : immediately after this

First Known Use of hereupon

12th century


HEREUPON Defined for Kids

hereupon

adverb here·up·on \ ˈhir-ə-ˌpȯn , -ˌpän \

Definition of hereupon for Students

: right after this
  • He finished the race and hereupon collapsed.


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