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con·fron·ta·tion

 (kŏn′frŭn-tā′shən)
n.
1. The act of confronting or the state of being confronted, especially a meeting face to face.
2.
a. A conflict involving armed forces: a nuclear confrontation.
b. Discord or a clash of opinions and ideas: an age of ideological confrontation.
3. A focused comparison: an essay that brought elements of biography, autobiography, and general European history into powerful, meaningful confrontation.

con′fron·ta′tion·al adj.
con′fron·ta′tion·ist n.

con•fron•ta•tion•al

(ˌkɒn frənˈteɪ ʃə nl, -frʌn-)

also con•fron•ta•tive

(ˈkɒn frənˌteɪ tɪv, kənˈfrʌn tə-)

adj.
tending toward or ready for confrontation or conflict.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.confrontational - of or relating to confrontation
Translations

confrontational

[ˌkɒnfrənˈteɪʃənəl] ADJ [approach, attitude, style] → confrontacional, agresivo

confrontational

[ˌkɒnfrʌnˈteɪʃənəl] adj [approach, style, stance, attitude, politics] → conflictuel(le)

confrontational

[ˌkɒnfrənˈteɪʃənəl] adjpolemico/a, aggressivo/a

confrontational

adj desafiante
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