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up·on

 (ə-pŏn′, ə-pôn′)
prep.
On: The leaves are scattered upon the grass. He put the book upon the table. Upon hearing the news, we all cheered.

upon

(əˈpɒn)
prep
1. another word for on
2. indicating a position reached by going up: climb upon my knee.
3. imminent for: the weekend was upon us again.
[C13: from up + on]

up•on

(əˈpɒn, əˈpɔn)

prep.
1. up and on; upward so as to get or be on.
2. in an elevated position on: a flag upon the roof.
3. in or into complete or approximate contact with: The enemy was upon us. The holidays will soon be upon us.
4. on the occasion of, at the time of, or immediately after: She was joyful upon seeing her child take his first steps.
5. on (in any of various senses, used as an equivalent of on with no added idea of ascent or elevation, and preferred in certain cases only for euphonic or metrical reasons).
[1150–1200]
Translations
علىعَلَىيَعْثُرُ صُدْفَةًيَفْتَرِسيُقْنِع
napo
ved
-lla
na
á, viîlifa á, hafa aî bráîrekast á af tilviljuntelja e-n á e-îuppgötva óvænt
・・・の上に
위에
dievaži!kaip Dievą myliu!
pēcuz
na
บน
ở trên

upon

[əˈpɒn] PREP
1. (with place, position) → sobre
he placed the tray upon the tablepuso la bandeja sobre la mesa
I saw pictures of him walking upon the moonvi fotos de él caminando sobre la luna
he had a suspicious look upon his faceen su rostro había una mirada sospechosa
he recalled the attacks upon himrecordó los ataques que recibió
upon my word! (o.f.) → ¡caramba!
2. (with time) he emigrated upon the death of his sonemigró tras la muerte de su hijo
upon hearing this she weptal oir esto, lloró
upon entering the church, take the door on the leftal entrar en la iglesia, siga por la puerta de la izquierda
Christmas is almost upon us againlas Navidades ya están otra vez encima
3. (with large numbers) row upon row of women surged forwardshilera tras hilera de mujeres iban avanzando
thousands upon thousands of people were arrivingiban llegando miles y miles de personas
see also on, once A2

upon

[əˈpɒn] prep
(= on) → sur
upon doing sth → en faisant qch
to be upon sb (= imminent) → approcher
Christmas is upon us → Noël approche.
(with repeated noun) layer upon layer → couche sur couche
row upon row → une rangée après l'autre

upon

(əˈpon) preposition
on. He sat upon the floor; Please place it upon the table; Upon arrival, they went in search of a hotel.
upon my word!
an exclamation indicating surprise etc.

upon

عَلَى na auf πάνω en, sobre -lla à na sopra ・・・の上に 위에 op na em, em cima на บน üzerinde ở trên 在…之上
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