whereupon

conjunction
where·​up·​on | \ ˈ(h)wer-ə-ˌpȯn How to pronounce whereupon (audio) , -ˌpän \

Definition of whereupon

1 : on which
2 : closely following and in consequence of which

First Known Use of whereupon

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Whereupon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whereupon. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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whereupon

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English Language Learners Definition of whereupon

formal : at which time

whereupon

conjunction
where·​up·​on | \ ˈhwer-ə-ˌpȯn How to pronounce whereupon (audio) , ˈwer-, -ˌpän \

Kids Definition of whereupon

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

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