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confrontation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Confrontation  \Con`fron*ta"tion\,  n.  [LL.  confrontatio.] 
  Act  of  confrontating  --H.Swinburne. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  confrontation 
  n  1:  a  bold  challenge 
  2:  a  hostile  disagreement  face-to-face  [syn:  {encounter},  {showdown}] 
  3:  the  act  of  opposing  groups  confronting  each  other  "the 
  government  was  not  ready  for  a  confrontation  with  the 
  unions";  "the  invaders  encountered  stiff  opposition"  [syn: 
  {opposition}] 




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