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Spanish Word of the Day: Embarcar

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Embarcar

Léxico relacionado con la navegación, II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 3/9/2016
Word: Embarcar
(em-bar-CAR), verbo transitivo.
English: To embark, to ship
Etymology: De en- y barco.
Meaning: 1. Introducir personas, mercancías, etc., en una embarcación, tren o avión.
2. Destinar a alguien a un buque.
3. Fig. Hacer que uno intervenga en una empresa difícil o arriesgada.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la navegación, II
Example:

"...hasta que una noche se le vio embarcar nuevamente y con universal cautela de regreso a una costa ignorada."
José Manuel Caballero Bonal. Descrédito del héroe. Ed. Lumen)

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