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confrontation

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌkɒn.frʌnˈteɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌkɑːn.frən-/
C2 a fight or argument: She actually enjoys confrontation, whereas I prefer a quiet life. There were violent confrontations between police and demonstrators.
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confrontational
adjective uk   /-əl/ us  
He's got a rather aggressive, confrontational manner.
Translations of “confrontation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 對抗, 衝突, 對峙…
in Russian столкновение…
in Turkish tartışma, çatışma, sürtüşme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 对抗, 冲突, 对峙…
in Polish konfrontacja…
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