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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 ​ourCaribbeancruise.
(Definition of embark from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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embarkverb

uk   us   /ɪmˈbɑːk/
[I] to go onto a ​ship, ​aircraft, or ​train: The ​flightcrew embarked and the ​plane took off.
[T] to put ​goods or ​passengers onto a ​ship, ​aircraft, or ​train: The ​ship had an ​electricalhoist which ​allowedcars 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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