bear (up)on (something)

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bear (up)on (something)

To impact or affect something or someone. How does my lateness bear upon you? You weren't here on time either! Don't worry, our lawyers have told us that this information won't bear on the merger.
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bear (up)on something

[for information or facts] to concern something or be relevant to something. (Upon is formal and less commonly used than on.) How do those facts bear on this matter? They do not bear upon this matter at all.
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For example, he brings Clifford Geertz's anthropological sense of cultural relativity to bear upon Boiardo's moral imagination in an interesting effort to claim more far-reaching implications for the narrative poetry of this Italian humanist.
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Finally, many will find the rich array of iconographic evidence and the interpretive context brought to bear upon it the most rewarding.
undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, or any facts, events, or circumstances after the date hereof that may bear upon forward-looking statements.
Additionally, the Company makes no commitment to disclose any revisions to forward-looking statements, or any facts, events or circumstances after the date hereof that may bear upon forward-looking statements.
undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, or any facts, events or circumstances after the date hereof that may bear upon forward-looking statements.
The company makes no commitment to disclose any revisions to forward looking statements, or any facts, events or circumstances after the date hereof that bear upon forward looking statements.
Canadian at this time to help it remain compliant with all the rules and regulations that bear upon it during this time of growth," said Mr.
Hockema said, "The ISA provides for stipulated cash flows related to the commodity asset dispositions that will be available to Kaiser that we would expect to use in funding a portion of the exit costs we'll bear upon emergence from Chapter 11.
The Company is not aware of any non-public information that might bear upon the recent activity in the market for the Company's common stock.
We offer independent, objective real estate advice and counsel; broad knowledge of industry best practices; and we bring world-class analytical and process-based methodologies to bear upon corporate issues.