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English definition of “collar”

collar

verb [T]     /ˈkɒl.ər/ US  /ˈkɑː.lɚ/ informal
to catch and hold someone so that they cannot escape : She was collared by the police at the airport .Capturing or taking possession of thingsGetting, receiving and acceptingArresting and charging to find someone and stop them going somewhere , often so that you can talk to that person about something: I was collared by Pete as I was coming out of the meeting this morning .Interrupting and preventing from speaking
(Definition of collar verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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