Translation of "showdown" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈʃəʊ.daʊn/ us /ˈʃoʊ-/

an important argument that is intended to end a disagreement that has existed for a long time

enfrentamiento, confrontación
The president is preparing for a showdown with Republicans over his plans to reform the economy.
Millions of dollars were spent on lawyers in a courtroom showdown between the two companies.

(Translation of “showdown” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)