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Meaning of “on board” in the English Dictionary

"on board" in British English

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on board

as ​part of a ​group or ​team, ​especially for a ​specialpurpose: Let's bring Rob on board for the Saudi ​deal - he's the ​expert.

on-boardadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈɒn.bɔːd/  us   /ˈɑːn.bɔːrd/
used to refer to things that are ​carried by a ​vehicle and ​formpart of it: The ​car comes with an on-board ​satellitenavigationdevice.
(Definition of on board from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"on board" in American English

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on board

on or in an ​aircraft, ​train, or ​ship: All ​passengers should be on board at this ​time.

on-boardadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌɔnˌbɔrd, ˌɑn-, -ˌboʊrd/
existing among the ​parts that make up or come with a ​vehicle: an on-board ​computer
(Definition of on board from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “on board”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指为了特殊目的而)参与…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指為了特殊目的而)參與…
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