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confrontation

con·fron·ta·tion

confrontation

 
 
pronunciation:
kan frn teI shn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of confronting, or the state of being confronted by another.
His confrontation of his roommate resulted in the young man's confession.
definition 2: a clash or conflict.
There were several confrontations with police during the demonstration.
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