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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.
See also: embark, on

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.
See also: embark

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?
See also: embark, on
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This jarring experience gave her a renewed appreciation of life's temporal and fragile nature, she said -- providing the impetus to embark on a series of adventures.
Instead, as he confronts his imminent death, Davis embarks upon a personal odyssey toward self-realization, an incomplete journey into the future.
Whereas poor boys from labouring families in agricultural communities had usually left home to embark on service-in-husbandry in their early teens, the lack of such employment opportunities in and around Braintree meant that they stayed on.
In the second movie, "Stargate: Continuum" the SG-1 team is now free to embark on new and exciting adventures throughout the endless Stargate universe.
The new director will also stand for re-election next year at the Embark Holdings annual meeting of shareholders.
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These specifications are expected to improve TSMC's IC fabrication techniques, increasing the precision of TSMC's IC manufacturing as the company embarks on new fab construction.
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Colin brings a world of strategic experience and strengthens Embarks cutting-edge position in the digital space," said Russell.
Brittany will proudly represent her community as she embarks on this 20-day exchange program that will take her to England, France, Italy and Greece.
This quick, low-risk implementation is important not only for NHP's referral system, but as NHP embarks on additional system initiatives.
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.