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corral

2 verb
     
Related topics: Agriculture
corral2 past tense and past participle corralled, present participle corralling British English, past tense and past participle corraled, present participle corraling American English [transitive]
1TA to make animals move into a corral:
They corralled the cattle before loading them onto the truck.
2 to keep people in a particular area, especially in order to control them:
Once at the airport, we were herded to the gate and corralled into a small room.

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