whereupon

conjunction where·up·on \ ˈhwer-ə-ˌpȯn , ˈwer- , -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 Defined for English Language Learners

whereupon

Definition of whereupon for English Language Learners

  • : at which time


WHEREUPON Defined for Kids

whereupon

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

Definition of whereupon for Students

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


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