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conjunction literary whereupon pronunciation in American English /ˈwerəˌpɑn/whereupon pronunciation in American English /ˈhwerəˌpɑn/
  1. used for showing that something happens just after or because of something that has been mentioned

    Addy stared at them in amazement, whereupon all three burst out laughing.

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to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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