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  • v. Present participle of embark.


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  • Though I think that the English word "embarking" sounds quite fancy on its own.


  • The Fed is likely to announce a program of bond purchases worth a few hundred billion dollars over several months in embarking on its latest round of stimulus.

    What's News: Business

  • When he shows reservations in embarking on an affair with her, she points out to him that as an illegitimate son, his parentage is uncertain, to which Spurio agrees.

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  • While some small parties have proposed the idea of embarking on a signature drive, none has actually done so.

    Swiss Closer to Revealing 4,450 Names of Taxpayers

  • When very young, about four or five, I can recall embarking on culinary adventures.

    At My Table

  • A few words from us decided him, and hope and joy sparkled in his eyes; the idea of embarking in a career, so congenial to his early habits and cherished wishes, made him as before energetic and bold.

    The Last Man

  • African government ministers were at odds Wednesday over the idea of embarking on a new world trade round at a meeting here gathering delegates from 53 countries, sources close to the talks said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The latter and the other members of the party were at first as much startled as surprised by the idea of embarking on a voyage of eleven hundred miles in so questionable a craft, but Professor

    The Second Deluge

  • Federal Reserve policymakers explicitly raised the idea of embarking on a third round of "quantitative easing" earlier this month in order to jolt the economy, according to

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Goldman Sachs toyed with the idea of embarking on its first-ever mass advertising campaign - including a visit by CEO Lloyd Blankfein (right) on the Oprah Winfrey Show

    NY Post: News


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