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confront

1. verb POLICE face in hostile way2. verb MIL, POL engage in combat3. verb of problem, obstacle4. verb of choice, challenge, truth5. verb PSYCH face up to psychologically 6. verb POL take on (racism, threat, etc)7. verb LAW present (sb) with (evidence etc) 1 verb also POLICE face in hostile way TRANSITIVEaghaidh a thabhairt ar  c m uthe police confronted the demonstrators thug na póilíní aghaidh ar na léirsitheoiríwe confronted the manager sheasamar in éadan an bhainisteora, thugamar dúshlán an bhainisteora 2 verb MIL, POL engage in combat TRANSITIVEaghaidh a thabhairt ar  c m utabhair faoi PhrV  c m uto confront the enemy aghaidh a thabhairt ar an namhaid
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 verb of problem, obstacle TRANSITIVEthe obstacles confronting us are plentiful is iomaí constaic atá le sárú againn, is iomaí constaic atá romhainn, is iomaí constaic atá sa bhealach orainnhe was confronted by many problems in his new job tháinig fadhbanna go leor os a comhair ina phost nua, is iomaí dúshlán a bhí roimhe ina phost nuathey were confronted with a nuclear threat bhí bagairt núicléach orthu 4 verb of choice, challenge, truth TRANSITIVEthey were confronted with a challenge tháinig dúshlán rompu, bhí dúshlán os a gcomhair amachthe reader is confronted by difficult subject matter in this book caithfidh an léitheoir dul i ngleic le hábhar aimhréiteach sa leabhar seo 5 verb PSYCH face up to psychologically TRANSITIVEaghaidh a thabhairt ar  c m uthey must confront the problem ní mór dóibh aghaidh a thabhairt ar an bhfadhb 6 verb POL take on (racism, threat, etc) TRANSITIVEaghaidh a thabhairt ar  c m u 7 verb LAW present (sb) with (evidence etc) TRANSITIVEto confront sb with sth rud a chur chun tosaigh ar dhuine, rud a chur os comhair duine, duine a cheistiú faoi rudto confront sb with witnesses duine a thabhairt i láthair finnéitheI confronted him about his bad behaviour chuir mé a mhí-iompar chun tosaigh air, labhair mé leis faoina mhí-iompar