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Synonyms for confrontation
ˌkɒn frənˈteɪ ʃən, -frʌn-con·fronta·tion

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  1. confrontationnoun

    a bold challenge

    Synonyms:
    showdown, face-off, opposition, encounter

  2. confrontationnoun

    discord resulting from a clash of ideas or opinions

    Synonyms:
    showdown, face-off, opposition, encounter

  3. confrontation, encounter, showdown, face-offnoun

    a hostile disagreement face-to-face

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

  4. confrontation, oppositionnoun

    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. confrontationnoun

    a focussed comparison; bringing together for a careful comparison

    Synonyms:
    showdown, face-off, opposition, encounter

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How to use confrontation in a sentence?

  1. Prime Minister Habib Essid:

    We don't need to push reforms in an atmosphere of confrontation, we need to have a good climate to attract foreign investment.

  2. Cui Tiankai:

    It will certainly undermine and weaken the motivation of United States to engage in negotiations and consultations for solving their disputes, it will certainly intensify conflict and even confrontation.

  3. Angela Carter:

    The bed is now as public as the dinner table and governed by the same rules of formal confrontation.

  4. Peter Beinart:

    You see mobilization of young millennial Jews in quite a confrontation with their own communal Jewish establishment, which can include their own parents.

  5. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    I’d rather be hated by standing for what’s right than enduring mental anguish for remaining silent; by remaining silent there is no confrontation nor truth and peace prevails.

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Translations for confrontation

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  • битка, противопоставянеBulgarian
  • Konfrontation, GegenüberstellungGerman
  • αντιμετώπισηGreek
  • 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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