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collar

noun [C]  /ˈkɑl·ər/ us  

collar noun [C] (NECK)

the part of a piece of clothing that goes around the neck A collar is also a narrow piece made of leather or other strong material that is put around the neck of an animal, esp. a dog or cat kept as a pet.

collar

verb [T]  /ˈkɑl·ər/ infml us  

collar verb [T] (CATCH)

to catch and hold someone so that the person can’t escape: fig. We decided to skip the meeting but she collared us in the hotel lobby.
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