thereupon

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adverb there·up·on ther-ə-ˌpȯn, -ˌpän; ˌther-ə-ˈ\

Definition of thereupon

  1. 1 :  on that matter

  2. 2 :  therefore

  3. 3 :  immediately after that

Examples of thereupon in a Sentence

  1. The committee reviewed the documents and thereupon decided to accept the proposal.

  2. The jurors discussed the evidence and made their decision thereupon.

First Known Use of thereupon

13th century


THEREUPON Defined for English Language Learners

thereupon

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Definition of thereupon for English Language Learners

  • : immediately after that

  • : on the thing that has been mentioned


THEREUPON Defined for Kids

thereupon

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adverb there·up·on ther-ə-ˌpȯn, -ˌpän\

Definition of thereupon for Students

  1. 1 :  on that thing They found the tree and thereupon the tree house.

  2. 2 :  for that reason I apologized and thereupon we made up.

  3. 3 :  immediately after that :  at once They ate and thereupon left.



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