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collar (verb), collars; collared; collaring
1. Having found someone and stopped the person from going somewhere, often so that the other one can talk to her or him about something: Jim was collared by Mary as he was leaving the meeting because she wanted to ask him what he thought of the speech that was just presented.
2. To make an arrest for a criminal act: The police officer collared and arrested the bank robber just as he was leaving the bank.
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