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embark

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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embarkem‧bark /ɪmˈbɑːk $ -ɑːrk/ ●○○ verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 TTWGET ON OR OFF A BUS, PLANE ETCto go onto a ship or a plane, or to put or take something onto a ship or plane opp disembarkembarkation /ˌembɑːˈkeɪʃən $ -bɑːr-/ noun [countable, uncountable] embark on/upon something
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Examples from the Corpus
embarkA large group had assembled at the pier, waiting to embark.Passengers will have to pay a fee at the airport where they embark.He was rowed ashore again, and I watched as he embarked along the coast road.Their training completed, the regiment embarked for the war zone.High-performing enterprises seldom embark on a course of action without first evaluating all of the potential costs and benefits it might yield.Now we were embarking on another mission which we confidently thought would add new glory to the annals of the Imperial Navy.Both countries have embarked on serious reform.New Labour, by contrast, has embarked on the most far-reaching programme of constitutional reform attempted in this country this century.And we have embarked on the most important and wide-ranging reforms since the 1940s.One might embark upon a conversation and find it quite suddenly rounded off before it got under way.
From Longman Business Dictionaryembarkem‧bark /ɪmˈbɑːk-ɑːrk/ verb [intransitive]TRAVEL if passengers embark, they get on a ship or planePassengers should assemble in the lounge before embarking.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
embark
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyembark
he, she, itembarks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyembarked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave embarked
he, she, ithas embarked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad embarked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill embark
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have embarked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam embarking
he, she, itis embarking
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you, we, theyare embarking
Past
I, he, she, itwas embarking
you, we, theywere embarking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been embarking
he, she, ithas been embarking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been embarking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be embarking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been embarking
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