Definition of re-embark in English:


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Pronunciation: /riːɪmˈbɑːk


[no object]
Go on board ship again: the attack occurred the day after the French re-embarked
More example sentences
  • Tomochichi and other Indian Chiefs re-embarked on board the Prince of Wales, commanded by Capt. George Dunbar, who was bound for Georgia with a Transport of Salzburghers and German Protestant Refugees.
  • As soon as the ship started to float again we re-embarked and with night starting to fall we moored alongside a ship ready to embark lorries to be landed in the early hours of the next day.
  • The Japanese fought bravely but were eventually forced to withdraw, and only 1,200 survived to start re-embarking on 4 September.




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