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upon

preposition  us   /əˈpɑn, əˈpɔn/
on: That depends upon the circumstances. She insisted upon knowing the truth. Upon can be used to show that something happens soon after, and often because of, something else: Upon hearing the good news, we all congratulated Murphy.
Translations of “upon”
in Arabic فَوْق, عَلى…
in Korean “on”의 동의어…
in Malaysian di atas…
in French sur, à…
in Turkish üzerine, üzerinde…
in Italian forma alterativa di “on”…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在…上…
in Russian см. on…
in Polish na…
in Vietnamese trên, ở trên…
in Spanish sobre, a (al llegar)…
in Portuguese forma alterativa de “on”…
in Thai บน…
in German auf, bei…
in Catalan a, en, sobre…
in Japanese “on” (upon のほうが文語的)…
in Indonesian pada…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在…上…
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