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enter (up)on (something)

1. Literally, to enter some thing or place as something is happening. Apparently, we entered upon an argument when we arrived late to the family dinner. The teachers were shocked to enter upon a food fight in the cafeteria.
2. To begin or start a course of action. When do you guys enter on your journey?
3. To gain possession or ownership of something. I entered on the property after the landlord agreed to sell it to me.
4. To start thinking about something. In today's meeting, we're going to enter on the issue of job vacancies in our department.
See also: enter

enter upon

v.
To begin or set out on something: We have entered upon a challenging period in our lives.
See also: enter, upon
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In the event of the borrower's default, make sure your loan documents expressly provide you with the right to enter upon the property and take all of the necessary steps to complete the project.
Of special note are "Key Concepts That Assist The Reader to Enter upon the Path of the Constitutions" (20).
The real problem from a civil libertarian's standpoint is that the treaty does nothing to restrict the authority of law enforcement to enter upon, either actually or virtually, the territory and sovereignty of another country.
E[acute accent]Becker grants to the Optionee the exclusive right during the period (the "Option Period") commencing on February 23, 2005 and ending on the date that the Joint Venture is formed, to enter upon the Property, to conduct mineral exploration and development activities and to have quiet possession thereof.
By virtue hereof, an upon consent by the Commission on Appointments , you may qualify and enter upon the performance of the duties of the office, furnishing this office and the Civil Service Commission with copies of your oath of office,' portion of Ilao's appointment paper.
Section 14 of Republic Act 7166 provides that "no person elected to any public office shall enter upon the duties of his office until he has filed the statement of contributions and expenditures required".
The President is of the view that the Bill should have been referred to the National House of Traditional Leaders for its comments in terms of Section 18 of the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Act in that the Bill impacts upon customary law or the customs of traditional communities by: allowing persons to enter upon land to conduct an investigation after notifying and consulting with the owner, occupier or person in control in terms of Section 50 and in so doing ignores the consent principle in customary law; amending the definition of community in Section 1 of the Amendment Act.
It also authorizes removal of trees on private property and authorizes DCR employees and duly authorized agents "to enter upon any land in the affected area" to conduct activities to control the beetle.
A lawsuit was commenced by DeAngelo against both Kraft and Brazauskas seeking a court order permitting him to enter upon Kraft's property to remove the structure and to restore the terrain of Kraft's property to its original condition:
With the addition of operations in Ohio and the states we will enter upon the consummation of the recently announced purchase of assets from Vendell Healthcare, Inc.
Republic Act 7166 and Section 5 of Comelec Resolution 9991 state that winning candidates elected to any public office nominated by parties shall not enter upon the duties of their office until the party has filed its own SOCE.
By virtue hereof, you may qualify and enter upon the performance of duties of the office, furnishing this Office and the Civil Service Commission with copies of your oath of office," the appointment said.
That said, I would only look to enter upon a close above 1.
Exposure to the project management situations our students will enter upon their graduation is instrumental to their finding success when they join the work force.