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Shadows were flickering upon the studio floor.
He believes we were put upon this earth for a purpose.
A police patrol happened upon a robbery in a bank yesterday.
They draw upon their experience to educate and guide new companies.
My whole future depended upon the decision of this one manager.
Barry had joined the army immediately upon leaving school.
Upon his release, Davis went immediately to his mother's.
Christmas is almost upon us again.
I've written to you, year upon year, and never heard from you.
We drove across mile upon mile of wide-open space.
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View the pronunciation for upon.
the condition of continually consuming large amounts of information, especially when this has a negative effect on a person's well-being and ability to concentrate
satirical writing or art uses humour to criticize people or things and make them seem silly
a brief handshake that is made without pausing or making eye contact, because you are upset or angry
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Definition of upon from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.