embarkment

embarkment

[em-bahrk-muhnt]
noun

Origin:
1590–1600; embark + -ment

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embark (ɛmˈbɑːk)
 
vb
1.  to board (a ship or aircraft)
2.  (intr; usually foll by on or upon) to commence or engage (in) a new project, venture, etc
 
[C16: via French from Old Provençal embarcar, from em- + barca boat, barque]
 
embar'kation
 
n
 
em'barkment
 
n

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