whereupon

conjunction

where·​up·​on ˈ(h)wer-ə-ˌpȯn How to pronounce whereupon (audio)
-ˌpän
1
: on which
2
: closely following and in consequence of which

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of whereupon was in the 14th century

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“Whereupon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whereupon. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

whereupon

conjunction
where·​up·​on ˈhwer-ə-ˌpȯn How to pronounce whereupon (audio)
ˈhwar-,
ˈwer-,
ˈwar-,
-ˌpän
1
: on which
2
: and then : at which time

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