resting upon


resting upon
based on -; dependent on -

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  • rest upon — phrasal verb rest on or rest upon [transitive] Word forms rest on : present tense I/you/we/they rest on he/she/it rests on present participle resting on past tense rested on past participle rested on rest on something to be based on something The …   English dictionary

  • rest upon — ˈrest on ˈrest u ˌpon [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they rest on he/she/it rests on present participle resting on …   Useful english dictionary

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