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Meaning of EMBARKATION

Pronunciation:  `embâr'keyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft
 

EMBARKATION is a 11 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: boarding, embarkment
 
 Antonyms: debarkation, disembarkation, disembarkment
 
 See Also: departure, going, going away, leaving

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Em`bar*ka"tion\, n.
1. The act of putting or going on board of a vessel; as, the
   embarkation of troops.

2. That which is embarked; as, an embarkation of Jesuits.
   --Smollett.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: boarding, coming out, curtain raiser, debut, disembarkation, embarkment, emplanement, enplanement, entrainment, first appearance, floating, flotation, hopoff, inaugural address, inauguration, induction, initiation, installation, installment, introduction, launching, maiden speech, opener, preliminary, takeoff, unveiling
 

 

 

 

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