touch on/upon

phrasal verb
touched on/upon; touching on/upon; touches on/upon

Definition of touch on/upon

1 : to briefly talk or write about (something) : to mention (something) briefly The reports touched on many important points. She touches upon the issue in the article but never fully explains it.
2 : to come close to (something) : to almost be (something) Her actions touched on treason.

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“Touch on/upon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/touch%20on%2Fupon. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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