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embarge

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English

Etymology

From Spanish embargar 'to arrest' and English barge 'to force'.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to embarge

Third person singular
embarg

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to embarge (third-person singular simple present embarg, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To put in a barge.
  2. (intransitive) To board a barge; to embark.
    • 1843, Frederick William Fairholt, Lord Mayors' Pageants, page 152
      [...] where the Lord Mayor, aldermen, and their attendants take barge; also the Grocers Company do likewise embarge, [...].

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Noun

Singular
embarge

Plural
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  1. (rare) An embargo.
    • 1979, Westel Woodbury Willoughby, Japan's Case Examined, page 174
      This embarge is termed a moral one because it imposes no legal restraints upon would-be exporters, for there are no statutes providing for this.

References

  • "[1]" in the Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 1996.

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