embarkation

Definitions of embarkation
1

n the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft

Synonyms:
boarding, embarkment
Antonyms:
debarkation, disembarkation, disembarkment
the act of passengers and crew getting off of a ship or aircraft
Type of:
departure, going, going away, leaving
the act of departing

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