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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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Passengers and their guests can enjoy priority embarkation and will be able to spend approximately four hours together on the ship before it sets sail.
The whole SDDC Task Force concept is to provide deployment command and control of unit cargo from the deploying installation to the Seaport of Embarkation.
Reservations and boarding can only be refused on safety grounds or where the size of the aircraft makes embarkation or carriage physically impossible.
The new solution allows information in DLA's Distribution Standard System (DSS) to interface with the Global Air Transportation Execution System (GATES), improving the information flow between CCPs and aerial ports of embarkation (APOEs).
Unfortunately with OIF underway, the Marine Corps was stretched too thin to assign an embarkation specialist to our squadron.
The carrier hopes the new service will speed up embarkation by allowing passengers to go straight through security and boarding gates by placing the IC cards or mobile phones over data-reading machines.
embarkation ports like Tampa, Galveston and New Orleans, where potential customers could arrive easily by car.
Fremantle to France; 11th Battalion AIF, 1914-1919, 637 pages, Battalion chronology and statistics, biographicals on award recipients, letters and diaries, Honour Roll, POW Roll and statements, Embarkation list, Officer Roll, Shipping list, Honours and Awards and more than 280 photographs and maps.
Tell students that one of the keys to this deception was the stationing of large numbers of decoy troops in an area north of the actual embarkation, at the point where England and France are in closest proximity.
Works like the oval floral fete gallante, nymphea, 2002, or feverish embarkation, 2001, allude to the fluttery brushwork of a Fragonard or Watteau while working it up into something far more frantic and febrile.
It can then be tracked through the Depot, Consolidated Containerization Point, the Ports of Embarkation and Debarkation, until it reaches the Supply Support Activity and the unit receives the materiel.
Some work is being done on what it would cost to reinstate an embarkation check.
We traveled the day before embarkation, easily justified the cost of a hotel room, had an evening and a morning in New York, and walked to the pier.
Under the Sangatte deal agreed with France this week, trucks will now undergo compulsory searches at the point of embarkation in Calais and other French ports using UK personnel and equipment.
Just before the ship sailed, the latest victim of a serial killer was found on the dock, strangled and strewn with hyacinths, with a piece of an embarkation form clutched in her hand.