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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishuponup‧on /əˈpɒn $ əˈpɑːn/ ●●● S3 W2 preposition formal  1 CONNECTED WITHused to mean ‘on’ or ‘onto’ an honour bestowed upon the association We are completely dependent upon your help. Brandon threw him upon the ground.2 if a time or event is upon you, it is about to happen Winter is almost upon us.3 layer upon layer/mile upon mile etc once upon a time at once1(14), → take it upon yourself to do something at take1(27)
Examples from the Corpus
uponHer friends look upon her with envy.A dark cloud descended upon the valley.
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