Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
confront /kən'frʌnt/
  • ngoại động từ
    • mặt giáp mặt với, đối diện với, đứng trước; chạm trán, đương đầu với
      • he stood confronting him: nó đứng đối diện với anh ta
      • many diffuculties confront us: chúng ta phải đương đầu với nhiều khó khăn
    • đối chất
      • defendant is confronted with plaintiff: bị cáo được đem ra đối chất với nguyên đơn
    • (+ with) đối chiếu (tài liệu, bản sao...)
Concise Dictionary
+oppose, as in hostility or a competition
+deal with (something unpleasant) head on
+present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize
+be face to face with

Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb [VN]
1 (of problems or a difficult situation) to appear and need to be dealt with by sb: the economic problems confronting the country + The government found itself confronted by massive opposition.
2 to deal with a problem or difficult situation: She knew that she had to confront her fears.
3 to face sb so that they cannot avoid seeing and hearing you, especially in an unfriendly or dangerous situation: This was the first time he had confronted an armed robber. + Confronted by an angry crowd, the police retreated.
4 ~ sb with sb/sth to make sb face or deal with an unpleasant or difficult person or situation: He confronted her with a choice between her career or their relationship.
5 (be confronted with sth) to have sth in front of you that you have to deal with or react to: Most people when confronted with a horse will pat it.
Collocation Dictionary


He is willing to confront problems directly.
| immediately, suddenly


be confronted with sth
I was suddenly confronted by the task of rewriting the entire book.
| find yourself confronted by sth
The demonstrators found themselves confronted by a line of police, blocking the road.

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