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    come upon

    come upon - Dictionary definition and meaning for word come upon

    Definition
    (verb) find unexpectedly
    Example Sentence
    • the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb
    • she struck a goldmine
    • The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake
    Definition
    (verb) take possession of
    Synonyms : enter upon , luck into
    Example Sentence
    • She entered upon the estate of her rich relatives
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