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.
First Known Use of confrontation
CONFRONTATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of confrontation for English Language Learners
: a situation in which people, groups, etc., fight, oppose, or challenge each other in an angry way
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