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"embark" in British English

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embarkverb [I]

uk   /ɪmˈbɑːk/ us   /ɪmˈbɑːrk/ formal
embarkation
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌem.bɑːˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌem.bɑːrˈkeɪ.ʃən/
You'll be asked for those documents on embarkation.
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(Definition of embark from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"embark" in American English

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embarkverb [I]

us   /ɪmˈbɑrk/
to go on to a ship or an aircraft: We embarked at Miami for our Caribbean cruise.
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"embark" in Business English

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embarkverb

uk   /ɪmˈbɑːk/ us  
[I] to go onto a ship, aircraft, or train: The flight crew embarked and the plane took off.
[T] to put goods or passengers onto a ship, aircraft, or train: The ship had an electrical hoist which allowed cars to be embarked and disembarked in all tidal conditions.
embarkation
noun [C or U]
The records show each passenger's name, place of origin, and port of embarkation.
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(Definition of embark from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “embark”
in Korean 승선하다…
in Arabic يَركَب السفينة…
in Malaysian menaiki kapal…
in French (s’)embarquer…
in Russian садиться на корабль, самолет…
in Chinese (Traditional) 上船…
in Italian imbarcarsi…
in Turkish gemiye/tekneye/uçağa binmek…
in Polish wchodzić na pokład, wsiadać…
in Spanish embarcar…
in Vietnamese lên tàu…
in Portuguese embarcar…
in Thai ลงเรือ…
in German sich einschiffen…
in Catalan embarcar…
in Japanese ~に乗船する, ~に搭乗する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 上船…
in Indonesian naik kapal…
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