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English word onboard comes from English on board.

Onboard etymology ?

Onboard detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
on board English (eng) (idiomatic) Agreeing or supporting.. (idiomatic) Joining in or participating.. On or in a means of transportation. On a vehicle or vessel; aboard.
onboard English (eng) (by extension, figurative) Being a part of, being included in, participating in. Carried or used on or in a vehicle or vessel (figurative) To become a part of a group; to incorporate (someone) into a group.. (figurative) To begin to use a product or service; to take (someone) on as a new customer of a product or service. On or in a vehicle or vessel; aboard; on board.

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