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English definition of “enter on/upon sth”

enter on/upon sth

formal
verb uk phrasal verb with enter   /ˈen.tər/ us    /-t̬ɚ/
to do or become involved in something: He first entered on a career in banking over 40 years ago.Starting and beginningStarting againTaking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will
(Definition of enter on/upon sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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