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confrontation 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˌkänfrənˈtāSHən/,
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confrontations, plural;
  1. A hostile or argumentative meeting or situation between opposing parties
    • - a confrontation with the legislature
    • - four months of violent confrontation between government and opposition forces

  1. a bold challenge
  2. discord resulting from a clash of ideas or opinions
  3. a hostile disagreement face-to-face
  4. the act of hostile groups opposing each other; "the government was not ready for a confrontation with the unions"; "the invaders encountered stiff opposition"
  5. a focussed comparison; bringing together for a careful comparison
  6. (confrontational) of or relating to confrontation
  7. (confront) oppose, as in hostility or a competition; "You must confront your opponent"; "Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring"; "The two enemies finally confronted each other"
  8. (confront) deal with (something unpleasant) head on; "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
  9. Confrontation is a roots reggae album by Bob Marley & the Wailers, released posthumously in May 1983, two years after Marley's death. The songs on this album were compiled from unreleased material and singles recorded during Marley's lifetime. ...
  10. The Japanese animation television series Death Note, is based on the manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. ...
  11. Confrontation is the follow up to the self-titled 1984 debut album of the Boston new wave band Face to Face.
  12. Necromunda is a skirmish tabletop war game produced by Specialist Games (a division of Games Workshop).
  13. Confrontation is an American literary magazine founded in 1968 and based at Long Island University in Brookville, New York. It publishes fiction, essays and poetry twice each year. The journal helped launch the careers of Cynthia Ozick, Paul Theroux and Walter Abish. The editor is Martin Tucker.
  14. Confrontation is a tactical fantasy miniature wargaming in which the combatants are represented by metal figures in 28 mm scale. For comparison purposes, the system's figures are slightly larger than those of Games Workshop or The Foundry.
  15. The act of confronting or challenging another, especially face-to-face; A conflict between armed forces
  16. (confront) To stand or meet facing, especially in competition, hostility or defiance; to come face to face with; to oppose; to challenge; To deal with; To something bring face to face with; To come up against; to encounter; To engage in confrontation; To set a thing side by side with; to ...
  17. ((confront)) an amazing sight ~ed me une scène extraordinaire s'offrait à moi.
  18. (Confront) A large-scale conflict.
  19. (Confront) Defeat 10 enemy players
  20. (confront) to face without flinching or avoiding. Confront is actually the ability to be there comfortably and perceive.
  21. A process by which a client is told something about himself or herself by a nurse or therapist that encourages self-examination. Also used to clarify an inconsistency or incongruence between what the client says and does.
  22. The act of confronting a person for actions or words that make you uncomfortable. Disputes are designed to be resolved through confrontation.
  23. The second act in Syd Field’s Paradigm, its ideal length is approximately 60 pages, and it contains both the second Plot Point at or around page 85 and the screenplay’s Mid-Point at or around page 60, or half-way through the script. ^19
  24. In virtually all environments there is confrontation. It becomes unmanageable when the conflict seems to be the sole outcome of the team interactions. Confrontation, in some organization can be useful in energizing people to actively participate. However, like wine, too much can be very detrimental.
  25. crim. law, practice. The act by which a witness is brought in the presence of the accused, so that the latter may object to him, if he can, and the former may know and identify the accused, and maintain the truth in his presence. ...