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Synonyms for confrontation
ˌkɒn frənˈteɪ ʃən, -frʌn-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confrontation(noun)

    a bold challenge

    Synonyms:
    showdown, face-off, opposition, encounter

  2. confrontation(noun)

    discord resulting from a clash of ideas or opinions

    Synonyms:
    showdown, face-off, opposition, encounter

  3. confrontation, encounter, showdown, face-off(noun)

    a hostile disagreement face-to-face

    Synonyms:
    showdown, meeting, encounter, face-off, brush, skirmish, opposition, clash, coming upon

  4. confrontation, opposition(noun)

    the act of hostile groups opposing each other

    "the government was not ready for a confrontation with the unions"; "the invaders encountered stiff opposition"

    Synonyms:
    encounter, face-off, showdown, foeman, resistance, foe, oppositeness, opposite, enemy, opposition, opponent

  5. confrontation(noun)

    a focussed comparison; bringing together for a careful comparison

    Synonyms:
    showdown, face-off, opposition, encounter

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Translations for confrontation

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  • битка, противопоставянеBulgarian
  • Konfrontation, GegenüberstellungGerman
  • رویارویی - مواجههPersian
  • yhteenotto, konfrontaatioFinnish
  • confrontationFrench
  • עימותHebrew
  • confronto, braccio di ferro, scontroItalian
  • 対決Japanese
  • tûşîbûn, rûbirûbûn, به‌ره‌نگاربوونه‌وه‌, pevçûn, şer, به‌ره‌نگارKurdish
  • confrontatieDutch
  • konfrontacjaPolish
  • confronto, brigaPortuguese
  • конфронтация, противоборство, столкновение, противостояниеRussian
  • kundërvënie, ballafaqimAlbanian
  • konfrontationSwedish
  • மோதலைTamil
  • تصادمUrdu

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