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thereon

[th air-on, -awn] /ˌðɛərˈɒn, -ˈɔn/
adverb
1.
on or upon that or it.
2.
immediately after that; thereupon.
Origin of thereon
900
before 900; Middle English ther on, Old English thǣron. See there, on
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  • And Gilberte thereon seized the opportunity to mention Father Fouchard's case.

    The Downfall Emile Zola
  • thereon I told the King without reserve all that had happened.

    In Kings' Byways Stanley J. Weyman
  • thereon Drepanum receives me in its haven and joyless border.

  • thereon one of them nodded and made room for him, and he passed in, which Tua noted also.

    Morning Star H. Rider Haggard
  • thereon the great officers of Pharaoh took him and led him forth.

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  • thereon I told the king without reserve all that had happened.

  • thereon they struck up an air which they had often sung on board ship.

    The Settlers William H. G. Kingston
  • He will understand that reason, and I will have his 'honour' thereon.

    Paul Clifford, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • “But he did refer him unto our judgment by asking me thereon,” said Isoult.

    Robin Tremayne Emily Sarah Holt
  • thereon, I perceived that my critics had not read them either.

    The House of Souls Arthur Machen
British Dictionary definitions for thereon

thereon

/ˌðɛərˈɒn/
adverb
1.
an archaic word for thereupon
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Word Origin and History for thereon
adv.

Old English þæron; see there + on.

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