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embark (verb), embarks; embarked; embarking
1. To go on board, or to put or to take someone or something on board a ship or aircraft: Ted and his family embarked on a tour of Europe which lasted all summer.
2. To set out on a venture or to commence something; such as, to set out on an enterprise, subject of study, etc.: First, Shirley wanted to embark on her business career; after which, she planned to begin a world tour.
3. Etymology: from Middle French, the French of 1400 to 1600, embarquer, from em-, "in, into" + barque, "small ship".
To begin a journey or to undertake some aspect of business.
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