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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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Instead, as he confronts his imminent death, Davis embarks upon a personal odyssey toward self-realization, an incomplete journey into the future.
The kids embark on a series of spectacular adventures only to realize that someone else is changing the outcome of these classic books and thus altering real world history.
Biznews24 is proud to salute Brittany Flanagan as she embarks on her journey to represent the best of the Granite State throughout the world continuing President Eisenhower's vision of hope, courage, openness and a love of peace.
The PC version will also allow players to take the role of Harry Potter as he enrolls in Hogwarts and embarks on a journey to unlock the secrets of his own magical abilities.
Players of the Game Boy Color version also assume the role of Harry Potter as he enrolls in Hogwarts and embarks on a journey to unlock the secrets of his own magical abilities.
Hawaiian-born Corey will embark on her first adventure to "Oz" -- Australia that is -- to surf the "ripper" waves of the Gold Coast, while Skylar heads to Chamonix to snowboard its snow-capped slopes.
This quick, low-risk implementation is important not only for NHP's referral system, but as NHP embarks on additional system initiatives.
We now have the opportunity to streamline existing processes and embark on innovative ways to manage our medical costs.
Before he embarks on the Vendee Globe 2000, he must log over 2,500 observed miles and 2,300 Trans Oceanic racing miles to qualify.
It will take an unbelievable amount of dedication, fortitude and commitment to complete this race around the world; therefore we are honored to support and share in Bob's quest as he embarks on this once in a life-time adventure.
Proof of Concept: a service that demonstrates the business benefits of a data warehouse before the customer embarks on a full-scale implementation.
com)-- Embark Safety, a leading provider of driver monitoring and fleet risk management services across North America, is pleased to announce its Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Certification with the State of Florida's Office of Supplier Diversity (OSD).
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