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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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English - Alternative Forms

* vpon (obsolete)

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _upon_, _uppon_, _uppen_, from Old English _upon_, _uppon_, _uppan_ (“on, upon, up to, against, after, in addition to”), equivalent to _up_ (“adverb”) +‎ _on_ (“preposition”). Cognate with Icelandic _up á_, _upp á_ (“up on, upon”), Swedish _på_ (“up on, upon”).

From Middle English upon, uppon, uppen, from Old English upon, uppon, uppan (on, upon, up to, against, after, in addition to), equivalent to up (adverb) +‎ on (preposition). Cognate with Icelandic up á, upp á (up on, upon), Swedish (up on, upon).

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /əˈpɒn/ * Hyphenation: up‧on * Rhymes: -ɒn

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PREPOSITION
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English - Preposition

UPON * Being above and in contact with another. _Place the book UPON the table._ * Being directly supported by another. _The crew set sail UPON the sea._ _She balanced UPON one foot._ * Being followed by another so as to form a series. _hours UPON hours, years UPON years_ * At a prescribed point in time. _The contract was rendered void UPON his death._ * On. * 1914, Louis Joseph Vance, _Nobody_, chapter I: Little disappointed, then, she turned attention to "Chat of the Social World," gossip which exercised potent fascination UPON the girl's intelligence. USAGE NOTES A somewhat elevated word; the simpler, more general term _on_ is generally interchangeable, and more common in casual American speech. In poetic or legal contexts, UPON is common. SYNONYMS * (all senses): on * (time): at TRANSLATIONS

upon

  1. Being above and in contact with another.
    Place the book upon the table.
  2. Being directly supported by another.
    The crew set sail upon the sea.
    She balanced upon one foot.
  3. Being followed by another so as to form a series.
    hours upon hours, years upon years
  4. At a prescribed point in time.
    The contract was rendered void upon his death.
  5. On.

Usage notes

A somewhat elevated word; the simpler, more general term on is generally interchangeable, and more common in casual American speech. In poetic or legal contexts, upon is common.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADVERB
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English - Adverb

UPON (_not comparable_) * Being the target of an action. _He was set UPON by the agitated dogs_ * Incidental to a specified point in time or order of action; usually combined with here-, there- or where-. _The clock struck noon, whereupon the students proceeded to lunch._

upon (not comparable)

  1. Being the target of an action.
    He was set upon by the agitated dogs
  2. Incidental to a specified point in time or order of action; usually combined with here-, there- or where-.
    The clock struck noon, whereupon the students proceeded to lunch.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - DERIVED TERMS
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English - Derived Terms

* hereupon * thereupon * whereupon


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