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on-board

or onboard

[on-bawrd, -bohrd, awn-] /ˈɒnˈbɔrd, -ˈboʊrd, ˈɔn-/
adjective
1.
provided, occurring, etc., on a vehicle:
among the ship's many on-board services.
2.
installed and functional within a vehicle:
on-board computers for aircraft.
Origin of on-board
1965-1970
1965-70; adj. use of adv. phrase on board
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  • The spectacle greatly increased the eagerness of all onboard the frigate to take part in the work.

  • There are several now onboard the Morgiana, two of whom are petty officers, and they are found most useful hands.

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adjective

ready and willing to participate; also written onboard

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Word Origin and History for onboard
adj.

1966 as one word, from on + board (n.2).

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