Synonyms of confrontation in English:

confrontation


See definition of confrontation

noun

1‘they are bracing for a violent confrontation with the military’

SYNONYMS
conflict, clash, brush, fight, battle, contest, encounter, head-to-head, face-off, engagement, tangle, skirmish, collision, meeting, duel, incident, high noon
hostilities, fighting, warring
informal set-to, run-in, dust-up, shindig, shindy, showdown
British informal afters
archaic rencounter