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confrontational

Definitions

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  • adj. Pertaining to a confrontation; characterized by, or given to initiating hostile encounter; in-your-face.

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  • adj. of or relating to confrontation

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Examples

  • He wants her to give up the idea of international sanctions on Myanmar and he wants her change what he calls her confrontational stance.

    CNN Transcript Oct 5, 2007

  • Mr. Churkin said that Moscow was firmly opposed to the threat of sanctions against Damascus, adding that what he described as the confrontational approach of the European delegations was "against the peaceful settlement of the crisis."

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  • Churkin said that Moscow was firmly opposed to the threat of sanctions against Damascus, adding that what he described as the confrontational approach of the European delegations was "against the peaceful settlement of the crisis."

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Local people, who want to turn the church into a museum, have criticized what they termed the confrontational approach to the issue in the past few days by Rev. Ed Keeping, the parish rector.

    canada.com Top Stories

  • But rather than spell out what he calls the confrontational forms this 'European'

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  • Mr. Stronach said auto makers can be competitive if management and employees work together and end what he called the confrontational and adversarial structure that has dominated the industry.

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  • P.S. @63, the reason why we are less confrontational is because nowadays, you can very easily be accused of ‘abusing’ staff or ‘raising your voice’ and so on.

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  • Then they hammer away in confrontational exercises until you eventually “get it”.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • Although his radio delivery is usually characterized as confrontational and politically themed, some of his show involves ruminating on topics such as medicine, nutrition, literature, history, theology, philosophy, culture

    The Big Apple

  • Others were instructed to make their questions "short, sharp and confrontational" - with the word confrontational underlined on their crib sheet.

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