\əpˈɒn], \əpˈɒn], \ə_p_ˈɒ_n]\
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On; resting on the top of; touching; as, upon the wall; situated on; judging from; as, upon safe evidence; belonging to; as, upon the committee; in a state of; as, upon sale; at the moment of; to or toward; relating to.
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prep. [Anglo Saxon] On in contact with or lying above the surface or upper part of a thing and supported by it;â€”in the state of resting in, on, or upheld by;â€”in the state of acting or performing with the hand or fingers;â€”hence, in the sense of conveying action or influence, addition or increase, &c;â€”hence, in addition to; besides ;â€”in dependence or reliance;â€”at or near to at or in the time of; during after ; â€” in consequence of; following ; â€” in consideration of; by virtue of;â€”with, the pledge of;â€”noting approach or attack ;-noting dependence for means of subsistence.
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