confrontationnoun [ C or U ]uk /ˌkɒn.frʌnˈteɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌkɑːn.frənˈteɪ.ʃən/
- There are signs that the confrontation is beginning to de-escalate.
- The fear is that these minor clashes may develop into all-out confrontation.
- Britain is likely to stitch together some sort of political deal to avoid a confrontation.
- There was a violent confrontation between rival supporters after the match.
- The book describes apocalyptic visions of a nuclear confrontation.