Meaning of “on board” in the English Dictionary

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"on board" in British English

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on board

as part of a group or team, especially for a special purpose:

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 form part of it:

The car comes with an on-board satellite navigation device.

(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)