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The bed is now as public as the dinner table and governed by the same rules of formal confrontation.
Angela Carter

Meaning of "confrontation" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONFRONTATION

confrontation  [ˌkɒnfrʌnˈteɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONFRONTATION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Confrontation is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CONFRONTATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Confrontation

Confrontation may refer to: ▪ The 1963-66 Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation, also known as the Konfrontasi ▪ Confrontation, an American literary magazine founded in 1968 ▪ A confrontation in Confrontation analysis...

Definition of confrontation in the English dictionary

The first definition of confrontation in the dictionary is the act or an instance of confronting. Other definition of confrontation is a situation of mutual hostility between two powers or nations without open warfare. Confrontation is also a state of conflict between two antagonistic forces, creeds, or ideas etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONFRONTATION


accreditation
əˌkrɛdɪˈteɪʃən
adaptation
ˌædəpˈteɪʃən
alimentation
ˌælɪmɛnˈteɪʃən
citation
saɪˈteɪʃən
consultation
ˌkɒnsəlˈteɪʃən
documentation
ˌdɒkjʊmɛnˈteɪʃən
excitation
ˌɛksɪˈteɪʃən
hesitation
ˌhɛzɪˈteɪʃən
implementation
ˌɪmplɪmenˈteɪʃən
interpretation
ɪnˌtɜːprɪˈteɪʃən
invitation
ˌɪnvɪˈteɪʃən
limitation
ˌlɪmɪˈteɪʃən
meditation
ˌmɛdɪˈteɪʃən
orientation
ˌɔːrɪɛnˈteɪʃən
presentation
ˌprɛzənˈteɪʃən
rehabilitation
ˌriːəˌbɪlɪˈteɪʃən
representation
ˌrɛprɪzɛnˈteɪʃən
reputation
ˌrɛpjʊˈteɪʃən
rotation
rəʊˈteɪʃən
transportation
ˌtrænspɔːˈteɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONFRONTATION

confounded
confoundedly
confounder
confoundingly
confraternal
confraternities
confraternity
confrerie
confront
confrontal
confrontational
confronte
confronter
confrontment
Confucian
Confucianism
Confucianist
Confucius
confusability
confusable

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONFRONTATION

action
administration
animation
application
association
certification
combination
communication
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
destination
duration
education
evaluation
federation
formation
foundation
generation

Synonyms and antonyms of confrontation in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CONFRONTATION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «confrontation» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of confrontation

Translation of «confrontation» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONFRONTATION

Find out the translation of confrontation to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of confrontation from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «confrontation» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

对抗
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

enfrentamiento
570 millions of speakers

English

confrontation
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

टकराव
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المواجهة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

противостояние
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

confronto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মুকাবিলা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

confrontation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Konfrontasi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Konfrontation
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

対決
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

대립
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Konfrontasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đối đầu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மோதலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

टकराव
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yüzleşme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scontro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

konfrontacja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

протистояння
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

confruntare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αντιπαράθεση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

konfrontasie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

konfrontation
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

konfrontasjon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of confrontation

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONFRONTATION»

The term «confrontation» is very widely used and occupies the 21.508 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONFRONTATION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about confrontation

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10 QUOTES WITH «CONFRONTATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word confrontation.
1
F. Murray Abraham
There is one confrontation scene toward the end of the picture. In the middle of the scene, I thought, That's Sean Connery! I don't know how else to describe Sean Connery. I still feel that way.
2
Bashar al-Assad
Worry does not mean fear, but readiness for the confrontation.
3
Abdallah II of Jordan
Over the past few years, the road to confrontation has shown its consequences: loss of innocent lives, destruction and fear. Most costly, however, was the loss of hope. The most precious gift that you can present to your peoples over the coming weeks is renewed hope born out of tangible progress on the ground.
4
David Bowie
Confront a corpse at least once. The absolute absence of life is the most disturbing and challenging confrontation you will ever have.
5
Terry Bradshaw
I don't like confrontation.
6
Vladimir Bukovsky
The real leaders cannot appear in the peaceful time; nor can the serious opposition emerge from within the peaceful atmosphere. Without an open confrontation, there is no opposition!
7
Warren E. Burger
However, when the privilege depends solely on the broad, undifferentiated claim of public interest in the confidentiality of such conversations, a confrontation with other values arises.
8
Angela Carter
The bed is now as public as the dinner table and governed by the same rules of formal confrontation.
9
John Cleese
I have several times made a poor choice by avoiding a necessary confrontation.
10
David Coverdale
I don't avoid confrontation, people should know that.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONFRONTATION»

Discover the use of confrontation in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to confrontation and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Heidegger's Confrontation with Modernity: Technology, ...
One of the most important books on Heidegger in recent years." -- John D. Caputo "... superb... " -- Thomas Sheehan, The New York Review of Books "... thorough and complex... " -- Choice "... excellent guide to Heidegger as eco-philosopher.
Michael E. Zimmerman, 1990
2
A Divine Confrontation: Birth Pangs of the New Church
The Church is in a season of change. The progress is sometimes so bewildering that we don't know which way is up or down. The book aims to separate the truth from feelings and explains the elements involved in transition.
Graham Cooke, 1999
3
Detente and Confrontation: American-Soviet Relations from ...
In this revised edition of his acclaimed 1985 volume, incorporating newly declassified secret Russian as well as American materials, Raymond Garthoff reexamines the historical development of American-Soviet relations from 1969 through 1980.
Raymond L. Garthoff, 1994
4
Confrontation: The War with Indonesia, 1962-1966
For over four years in the 'Swinging Sixties' the armed forces of the UK were engaged in a little publicised but crucial jungle war against communist aggressive on the vast island of Borneo.
Nick Van Der Bijl, Nicholas Van der Bijl, 2007
5
Confrontation at Winnipeg: Labour, Industrial Relations, and ...
Bercuson answers this question by examining the development of union labour and the impact of depression and war in the two decades preceding the strike.
David Bercuson, 1990
6
Controversy and Confrontation: Relating Controversy Analysis ...
The essays that are collected in Controversy and Confrontation provide a closer insight into the relationship between controversy and confrontation that deepens our understanding of the functioning of argumentative discourse in managing ...
Frans H. van Eemeren, Frans Hendrik Eemeren, Bart Garssen, 2008
7
Anatomy of a Confrontation: Ayodhya and the Rise of Communal ...
With the rise of the Hindu fundamentalist BJP as a significant electoral force nationwide and now the second most powerful party, Indian politics are in the process of a major shift in character.
Sarvepalli Gopal, 1993
8
Psychological and Transcendental Phenomenology and the ...
This volume presents the English translations of texts by Edmund Husserl, and some by Martin Heidegger, dating from 1927 to 1931.
Edmund Husserl, T. Sheehan, R.E. Palmer, 1997
9
Final Confrontation
But at what cost? In this powerful conclusion to the Chronicles of the Host series, D. Brian Shafer unveils the depths of depravity to which the evil one will go to fulfill his diabolical plans for the human race.
D. Brian Shafer, 2005
10
Health Care Regulation in America : Complexity, ...
For the student, practitioner, executive, policy analyst, or concerned citizen, this book is an invaluable guide to the policy, politics, and practice of an industry that directly touches us all.
Philadelphia Robert I. Field Associate Professor of Health Policy University of the Sciences, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONFRONTATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term confrontation is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Negotiation instead of confrontation: Taliban, Afghan govt sit down …
Kabul: Afghan officials are holding talks with Taliban representatives in the Pakistani capital in their first official face-to-face discussions, which ... «Firstpost, Jul 15»
2
Campaign did not survive confrontation with reality
The invalidated moratorium on genetically engineered crops called for safety studies of GE crops and pesticides; these have already been ... «Maui News, Jul 15»
3
TV Review: First of the fantasy suite nights sees confrontation
Last week's episode was pretty drab, but the much-anticipated drama was finally here this week. (Spoiler: Kaitlyn will finally tell Shawn about ... «The Post, Jul 15»
4
Man charged in campfire confrontation
A Prince George man faces 10 charges following an alleged confrontation with police and firefighters near 100 Mile House on Friday over an ... «Prince George Citizen, Jul 15»
5
Dave under fire: RamJet won't be party to confrontation with SC; PP …
“Prima facie the circular seems to be somewhat ill-advised and almost a contemptuous confrontation with the Judiciary. This is the time when ... «Legally India, Jul 15»
6
Consultation Rather Than Confrontation
Liberia: Consultation Rather Than Confrontation. tweet. share. Google+. comment. email · more. editorial. LAST WEEK, HUNDREDS of ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
7
Local man arrested over campfire confrontation
RCMP are recommending several charges against a 23-year-old Prince George man following an alleged confrontation with police and ... «Prince George Citizen, Jul 15»
8
Saratoga Springs officer resigns after confrontation with driver
The Saratoga Springs Police Officer who was suspended after a May confrontation with a motorist who gave him the finger, is stepping down. «WNYT, Jul 15»
9
Tsipras Taps Longtime Ally to Soothe Debt Confrontation (1)
(Bloomberg) -- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is counting on a change of style, if not necessarily substance, by turning to a longtime ally to ... «San Diego Source, Jul 15»
10
LA County sheriff's deputies kill man in confrontation
LAKEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have killed a man they say drove into two patrol cars and injured a deputy. «Lompoc Record, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Confrontation [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/confrontation>. Jun 2019 ».
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