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((up)on someone or something) (to someone) to speak at length about someone or something to someone. (Upon is formal and less commonly used than on.) Let me expound upon Tom to you for a while. I think you need all the details on his qualifications. Please do not expound on Bill anymore.
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He expounded on the components of that project, its objectives and the comprehensive vision of the Ministry on how to carry it out.
In the second part of this work, attitudes, motivation, achievement, communicative and cultural competence issues and their effects and implications on the English Language Teaching classroom will be expounded.
Hailed by past Chapter president Susan Chin for his "tireless energy and contribution," Strauss expounded on his goals for the AIANY and called for "architects to understand more fully the political process, and [for] political leaders to become greater advocates for design excellence.
Resolutely nonlinear and multivalent, Sandra of the Tuliphouse exhibits all the pros and cons of dinner-party conversation: Opinions are expounded with unshakable insistence but a dearth of verifiable supporting evidence; allusions and references of questionable provenance and relevance are continually introduced; absorbing problems are raised only to be abandoned unresolved.
Welch was able to project how the UN would infringe upon America's independence and Americans' freedoms based upon the principles expounded by the United Nation's early founders.
Hirsh's important article contrasts Western approaches to the Middle East as expounded by several academics.
Sounding hoarse, he expounded on topics ranging from new technology, upcoming film releases, and the performance of Disney's theme parks.
It would be difficult to fault the words of each section, which begin with well chosen quotations, or to question the principles and advice expounded.
A lengthier text would have enabled the inclusion of case studies and practical examples of documentation and experiences to clarify and support the best practice expounded.
As the editors show in their preface, the traditional view expounded a generation ago by A.
The concluding section, entitled "Methodological Guideposts," discusses ethical implications in pursuing the vision expounded in the book.
Many have rushed into print about his appointment, some critically, which caused the archbishop to comment at a press conference that it was a curious experience to read about "opinions you didn't know you held expounded on your behalf.
The themes that emerge in these scenarios are expounded upon throughout the book.
Various myths that dilute the role of distance learning in contemporary teaching are expounded in Harvey's (page 42) work.
Pope Paul VI's Humanae vitae, published in 1968, echoes many of the thoughts that Gandhi expounded about the evils of contraception.