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    Definition of act upon in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGacts uponPRacting uponPT, PPacted upon
    1. To act on the basis of information received or deduced.
      1. The policeman decided to act upon the basis of his informants phone call
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    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The policeman decided to act upon the basis of his informants phone call
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Phrases
      • Phrasal verbs
        • Phrasal verbs with particle (upon)
      • Verbs
        • Phrasal verbs
          • Phrasal verbs with particle (upon)

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en act up
      2. en hit upon
      3. en put upon
      4. en set upon
      5. en sit upon
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      Meaning of act upon for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this idiom "act upon" is a phrase, more specifically, a phrasal verb. It's also a verb, more specifically, a phrasal verb.
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