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phrasal verb [transitive] formal
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present tense
I/you/we/theycall upon
he/she/itcalls upon
present participlecalling upon
past tensecalled upon
past participlecalled upon

Related meanings

  1. call upon someone/something same as call on (sense 1)

    You could be called upon to make a short speech.

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