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confrontation

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˌkɒnfrʌnˈteɪʃən/
a situation in which people or groups with opposing ideas or opinions disagree angrily: confrontation between sb and sb The agreement ended a potentially serious confrontation between management and unions at the plant.confrontation with sb She resigned after an angry confrontation with her manager.have/risk/get into a confrontation I ignored their comments, rather than risk a confrontation. Try to avoid confrontation with the people who report to you.
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