Simple Definition of confrontation
: a situation in which people, groups, etc., fight, oppose, or challenge each other in an angry way
Full Definition of confrontation
confrontationalplay \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective
confrontationalistplay \-sh(ə-)nə-list\ noun
confrontationistplay \-sh(ə-)nist\ noun or adjective
Examples of confrontation in a sentence
There were several violent confrontations between rival gangs.
He would prefer not to have a confrontation with the authorities.
a series of confrontations between residents and police
We want cooperation, not confrontation.
We seek to avoid military confrontation at all costs.
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