Meaning of CORNER in English


[verb] [I]If a vehicle corners well, badly, etc., it drives around corners in the stated way.It's a powerful car but it doesn't corner well.If you corner a person or an animal, you force them into a place or situation from which they cannot easily escape.Once the police had cornered her at the end of an alley she gave herself up without a fight.He once cornered me (= talked to me alone and made it difficult for me to get away) at a party and bored me to death about his difficult childhood.If a company corners a/the market for a particular type of product it is more successful than any other company at selling the product.They've more or less cornered the fast-food market - they're in every big city in the world. -cornered [suffix] - a three-cornered hat

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