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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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A technical team from the North Oil Company embarked today (Aug.
2 : to begin a project or task <She embarked on a new career.
Change drives innovation, and with that philosophy in mind, Riverside Engineering has reinvented itself to Defter serve its customers The company has embarked on a new management path--creating two distinct, independent companies to address the needs of the auto recycling industry with the speed and efficiency on which its customer base relies.
Air New Zealand last Thursday night embarked on what was the most ambitious ever make-over by an airline.
Truman embarked elements of 13 Navy helicopter squadrons and by deploying close to the disaster area, shortened the mission time for operations that had previously been flown from Pensacola.
With plenty of energy left and a family to feed, he enrolled in classes at NVOC for two years before he took the GM retirement and embarked on a second career as an instructor assistant in tuneup and emissions at the school.
They embarked on "visioning" journeys and decided that the architecture of their churches needed to reflect their mission and values.
FERF also embarked upon a partnership with the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College and the American Accounting Association (AAA) at the first annual Accounting Research Conference.
Andrew embarked on a land-claiming spree in the Timmins belt.
NINE LONG COSTLY YEARS after Chiquita Brands International embarked on its trade war with the European Union for access to Europe's markets, the Cincinnati-based fruit importer has emerged from bankruptcy with new owners and a new CEO.
A decade later, during a "honeymoon year" spent in Jerusalem with her husband, a New York City prosecutor, Blumenfeld embarked on an all-consuming hunt for her father's would-be killer.
Perhaps the first lesson cooks learn in Charlie Trotter's kitchen is that they have embarked on a never--ending search to find the best, especially when it comes to ingredients.
Just prior to my making a change, my coeditor Richard Malinski embarked on a Ph.
Little did he realize when he embarked on that journey that he was embarking too on a career that would span over 30 years and a variety of positions through which he would come to make a lasting impression on the field of environmental health science.
After graduating from high school, Jeff Flake embarked on a Mormon mission to Zimbabwe and South Africa.