Definition of 'embark'
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They know they are only just embarking on a real revival too. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We have a government embarked on class war against our people. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She has embarked on a career in philanthropy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We have embarked on a journey to find the best way to deliver healthcare to our population. The Sun (2011)They waited hours without complaint for the ship to embark. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)It concerns how ambitious a reconstruction and reform programme should be embarked upon. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That would mean that we have successfully weathered the transition upon which we have only just embarked. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)The government will now embark on a period of public consultation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The storyteller was embarking on another journey. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He embarked on the programme we set up for him with total commitment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This caused him to become disaffected, and to embark on a career of petty theft. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)Then you join the ship as it embarks on its voyage around the Caribbean. The Sun (2010)When the government embarked upon its austerity drive in 2010 critics had two serious objections. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some will stay in Manchester tonight and embark on journeys tomorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Government has embarked on an ambitious programme of educational reform. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Finally, as you embark on the journey of leading change remember to take others with you. Christianity Today (2000)Central banks embarked on massive programmes of printing money, or quantitative easing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Over the past three years, the government has embarked on a promising new approach. Times, Sunday Times (2014)No year has quite offered such an opportunity for a mass outpouring of national pride than the one on which we have just embarked. The Sun (2012)You are about to embark on a career the scope of which you can now define and which we are here to help you to realise. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The book covers eight years in which Fry enjoys a glittering time at university and then embarks on a career in showbiz. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All US sailors and officers are now required to take a breath test before embarking on their ships. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Once they realised how much they had in common, the pair embarked not just on a romance, but on a joint building project. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'embark'
British English: embark VERB
If you embark on something new, difficult, or exciting, you start doing it.
He's embarking on a new career as a writer.
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