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English definition of “embark”

embark

verb [I]     /ɪmˈbɑːk/ US  /-bɑːrk/ formal
to go onto a ship: We embarked at Liverpool for New York. → Opposite disembarkBoarding and alighting from modes of transport embarkation     /ˌem.bɑːˈkeɪ.ʃən/ US  /-bɑːr-/ noun [C or U] You'll be asked for those documents on embarkation.Boarding and alighting from modes of transport
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