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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.
His first act upon taking office was to repeal the luxury tax.
Upon his release, Davis went immediately to his mother's.
The fall TV season is upon us.
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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English version of definition of upon
the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …
the system of trade unions, or the principles on which trade unions are based
a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …
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American definition of upon from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.