Confrontation definition

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The act of confronting or the state of being confronted, especially a meeting face to face.
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The act or an instance of confronting boldly, defiantly, or antagonistically.
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The act of confronting or challenging another, especially face-to-face.
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A conflict between armed forces.
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A focused comparison.

An essay that brought elements of biography, autobiography, and general European history into powerful, meaningful confrontation.

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A conflict involving armed forces.

A nuclear confrontation.

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Discord or a clash of opinions and ideas.

An age of ideological confrontation.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
confrontation
Plural:
confrontations

Origin of confrontation

  • From Middle French

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