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onboard

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[on-bawrd, -bohrd, awn-] /ˈɒnˈbɔrd, -ˈboʊrd, ˈɔn-/
adjective
1.
provided, occurring, etc., on a vehicle:
among the ship's many onboard services.
2.
installed and functional within a vehicle or electronic device:
onboard computers for aircraft.
verb (used with object), Business.
3.
to assist and support (a new employee) in developing the skills, knowledge, attitudes, etc., needed to be successful in the job.
4.
to interact and exchange information with (a new customer) so as to ensure customer satisfaction, maximize company revenue, etc.:
Part of onboarding new clients involves setting expectations and timelines.
Origin of onboard
1965-1970
1965-70; adj. use of adv. phrase on board
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  • The spectacle greatly increased the eagerness of all onboard the frigate to take part in the work.

  • There are several now onboard the Morgiana, two of whom are petty officers, and they are found most useful hands.

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Word Origin and History for onboard
adj.

1966 as one word, from on + board (n.2).

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