noun see confront

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • confrontal — con·front·al …   English syllables

  • confrontal — kənˈfrəntəl noun ( s) : confrontation …   Useful english dictionary

  • confront — confrontal, confrontment, n. confronter, n. /keuhn frunt /, v.t. 1. to face in hostility or defiance; oppose: The feuding factions confronted one another. 2. to present for acknowledgment, contradiction, etc.; set face to face: They confronted… …   Universalium

  • confront — transitive verb Etymology: Middle French confronter to border on, confront, from Medieval Latin confrontare to bound, from Latin com + front , frons forehead, front Date: circa 1568 1. to face especially in challenge ; oppose < confront …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • confront — [kən frunt′] vt. [Fr confronter < ML confrontare < L com , together + frons, forehead: see FRONT1] 1. to face; stand or meet face to face 2. to face or oppose boldly, defiantly, or antagonistically 3. to bring face to face (with) [to… …   English World dictionary

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