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Meaning of ENTER UPON

Pronunciation:  'entur u'pân

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  take possession of; "She entered upon the estate of her rich relatives"
  2. [v]  take on duties or office; "accede to the throne"
 Synonyms: accede to, come upon, luck into
 See Also: acquire, ascend, come after, follow, get, succeed, take office



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