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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theytake upon
he/she/ittakes upon
present participletaking upon
past tensetook upon
past participletaken upon

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  1. same as take on (sense 5)
    We took it upon ourselves to organize a quiz.
See also main entry: take


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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