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English definition of “touch on/upon sth”

touch on/upon sth

phrasal verb with touch     /tʌtʃ/ verb
to mention a subject quickly when speaking or writing about another subject : The talk was about educational opportunities for adults , and the speaker also touched upon sources of finance .Quoting and making references
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