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embark for (some place)

To depart for a particular destination, as on some mode of transportation. Do you know when Karen embarks for Rome? I want to see her before she leaves.
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embark on (something)

1. To begin a particular journey or trip, as on some mode of transportation. Do you know when Karen embarks on her trip for Rome? I want to see her before she leaves.
2. By extension, to begin any course of action. I want to go back to school for a business degree, and I plan to embark on that process this fall.
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embark for (some place)

to leave for some place, usually in a ship or an airplane. We are embarking for Denver tomorrow morning. Maria is embarking for Honolulu in just a few minutes.
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embark on something

 
1. . Lit. to begin a journey by boarding a ship, airplane, etc. They embarked on their journey from San Juan.
2. Fig. to begin a project; to begin any process. When will you embark on your new project?
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We had yet five days to spare before embarking for England, and I had a great desire to see 'the Shaker Village,' which is peopled by a religious sect from whom it takes its name.
A YOUNG Bahraini adventurer who has travelled to some of the most far-flung corners of the world is embarking on a new journey to the frozen Arctic wilderness.
Carnival Cruise Line's long itineraries include a 12-day Journey of Discovery sailing from Galveston on the Carnival Triumph, embarking March 2.
AN ambitious teenager from Middlesbrough is steering towards a career in the motor industry after embarking on an apprenticeship programme at Jennings Ford, part of the Jennings Motor Group.
He highlighted that the state government, consequently, agreed to take up the challenge of embarking on the power project.
The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority in an order has reduced the development fee rates at IGI to Rs100 per embarking domestic passenger and Rs600 per embarking international passenger from January 1, 2013 and said this would continue till April 2016.
Ministry of Culture is embarking on organizing Khartoum International Music Festival in which Spain, Britain and Germany are expected to take part, he said.
Byline: After the June 8 presidential election, Beirut risks embarking on yet another roller coaster through a political coup.
He will receive the award at a lunch hosted by the Duke of Westminster in London before embarking on the trip, which includes work with orphans and an environmental course.
The island, too, is embarking on an ambitious coastal management plan, financed by international development grants, to try to protect its shores for-and from--tourism.
She is eagerly embarking on research regarding children's music of Cyprus.
Andrew is embarking on the first new major mining development in Timmins in over a decade.
Now that Madagascar has emerged from its deep political and economic crisis in 2002, which propelled poverty to levels not observed for a decade, my government is embarking on many reforms which are unique since our independence from France in 1960.
Before embarking on his long journey, Mettler imposed a strict rule on the project; to use an "instinctive" approach when recording the people and events around him.
grad from the University of Wisconsin, he began his culinary quest in 1982, embarking on a four year pilgrimage into some of the finest restaurants across the United States and Europe and through volumes and volumes of culinary annals.