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embark on/upon sth

phrasal verb with embark uk   /ɪmˈbɑːk/  us   /-bɑːrk/ verb [I] formal
to ​start something new or ​important: We're ​embarking upon a new ​projectlater this ​year.
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embark on/upon sth

phrasal verb with embark uk   us   /ɪmˈbɑːk/ verb
to ​start something new or important: embark on a campaign/career She ​graduated in 1962 and ​embarked on a ​career as a teacher. embark on a ​plan/​programme/​project
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