confrontation

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˌkɒnfɹənˈteɪʃən/
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Noun[change]

Singular
confrontation

Plural
confrontations

  1. (countable & uncountable) A confrontation between two or more groups is when they challenge or confront each other.
    In a tense confrontation, the two men argued with each other.
  2. (countable & uncountable) A confrontation is a fight between two or more groups armed with weapons.
    The battalion was caught up in a confrontation with enemy troops.

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