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confront

[kən'frʌnt] брит. / амер.

гл.

  1. противостоять, оказывать сопротивление

  2. стоять лицом к лицу; сталкиваться лицом к лицу

  3. сталкивать (кого-л. с чем-л.)

  4. юр. проводить очную ставку

  5. сравнивать, сопоставлять

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confront

[kən'frʌnt]

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ставить, стоять лицом к лицу

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But she had no time to think. The Guards had set their torches on either side of the door, and Rant Absolain advanced between them to confront the quest.
Но времени на размышления уже не оставалось: стражи замерли у дверей, осветив факелами камеру, и Рант Абсолиан вступил на порог.
Donaldson, Stephen R. / The One TreeДональдсон, Стивен Р. / Первое дерево
Первое дерево
Дональдсон, Стивен Р.
The One Tree
Donaldson, Stephen R.
© 1982 by Stephen R. Donaldson
However, in reality, most funding efforts confront bottlenecks at different levels.
Однако в реальности в большинстве случаев в процессе финансирования на различных уровнях имеются узкие места.
© UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
www.unaids.org 18.11.2009
On a number of occasions, I have emphasized how important it is that the State mobilize domestic resources to confront the challenges of human development, State modernization and sustainable productive development.
Я неоднократно отмечал важность того, чтобы государство мобилизовало национальные ресурсы на решение задач развития людских ресурсов, модернизации государственных институтов и устойчивого развития производства
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
Costa Rica believes that the international community must confront the difficulties posed by globalization and take advantage of its opportunities in a manner that respects cultural diversity.
Коста-Рика считает, что международное сообщество должно бороться с трудностями, порождаемыми глобализацией, и использовать открываемые ею возможности таким образом, чтобы обеспечивалось уважение культурного разнообразия.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
They were almost to the end of a connecting corridor when a black-robed figure suddenly stepped out of the shadows to confront them.
Они дошли почти до конца очередного коридора, как вдруг из темноты шагнула фигура в черных одеждах, преграждая им путь.
Brooks, Terry / First King of ShannaraБрукс, Терри / Первый король Шаннары
Первый король Шаннары
Брукс, Терри
First King of Shannara
Brooks, Terry
© 1996 by Terry Brooks
This is the fear gnawing at China’s rulers as they confront the unrest in Tibet.
Этого-то и опасаются правители Китая, столкнувшиеся с волнениями в Тибете.
© Project Syndicate 1995 – 2011
© Project Syndicate 1995 – 2011
How many times would Daniel confront him about his correspondence?
Как долго брат будет донимать его насчет переписки?
Liss, David / The Coffee TraderЛисс, Дэвид / Торговец кофе
Торговец кофе
Лисс, Дэвид
© И. Нелюбова, перевод, 2008
© Издательский дом "Азбука-классика", 2008
© 2003 by David Liss
The Coffee Trader
Liss, David
© 2003 by David Liss
Therefore, a universal and legally binding international instrument would be essential in helping States to confront the problems related to small arms and light weapons.
Поэтому универсальный и юридически обязательный международный документ будет иметь важное значение для оказания помощи государствам в решении проблем, связанных со стрелковым оружием и легкими вооружениями.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
But it was so hard to confront him-to look into his eyes.
Но каково ей будет сейчас встретиться с ним, взглянуть ему в глаза.
Dreiser, Theodore / The FinancierДрайзер, Теодор / Финансист
Финансист
Драйзер, Теодор
© Издательство "Правда", 1980
The Financier
Dreiser, Theodore
© 2008 by Seven Treasures Publications
But in fact he has no desire to confront Nelson himself.
— На самом деле у него нет ни малейшего желания самому выводить Нельсона на чистую воду.
Updike, John / Rabbit At RestАпдайк, Джон / Кролик успокоился
Кролик успокоился
Апдайк, Джон
© Перевод. Н. Роговская, 2009
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
© John Updike, 1990
Rabbit At Rest
Updike, John
© 1990 by John Updike
Border security systems in most countries in the region are underresourced and inadequate to confront illicit drug trafficking on such a massive scale.
Системы пограничного контроля в большинстве стран региона недостаточно обеспечены ресурсами и не готовы для того, чтобы противостоять незаконной торговле наркотиками в столь массовом масштабе.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
Coll and Morgan drifted over from time to time, and he spoke to them of his intention to confront the outlaw chief.
Когда появились Колл с Морганом, он сообщил им о своем намерении решительно поговорить с предводителем мятежников.
Brooks, Terry / The Scions of ShannaraБрукс, Терри / Потомки Шаннары
Потомки Шаннары
Брукс, Терри
The Scions of Shannara
Brooks, Terry
© 1990 by Terry Brooks
The captain moved to confront Pinochet, suspecting the man’s importance.
– Сказав так, капитан подошел к пирату, чтобы поближе разглядеть его. Дюдермонт сразу понял, что это не простой разбойник.
Salvatore, Robert / The Halfling’s GemСальваторе, Роберт / Проклятие рубина
Проклятие рубина
Сальваторе, Роберт
© 1990 TSR, Inc.
© С. Топоров, перевод, 2007
© ИЦ "Максима", 2007
The Halfling’s Gem
Salvatore, Robert
© 1990 TSR, Inc.
Part of me wanted to confront him and demand to know what his problem was.
Иногда мне даже хотелось подойти к этому красавцу и спросить, в чем дело.
Meyer, Stephenie / TwilightМайер, Стефани / Сумерки
Сумерки
Майер, Стефани
© А. Ахмерова, 2007
© Издание на русском языке AST Publishers
© Stephenie Meyer, 2005
Twilight
Meyer, Stephenie
© 2005 by Stephenie Meyer
He could confront us with as many documents as he chose, bearing the forged signatures of our kinfolk and friends—and it would be just a skillful interrogation technique.
Он сколько угодно может класть перед нами протоколы с подделанными подписями наших родных и друзей - и это только изящный следовательский прием.
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr / The Gulag ArchipelagoСолженицын, Александр / Архипелаг Гулаг
Архипелаг Гулаг
Солженицын, Александр
© Русский Общественный Фонд Александра Солженицына, 2009
The Gulag Archipelago
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr
© 1973 by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
© 1973, 1974 by Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc.
© 1985 by The Russian Social Fund

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confront1/8
kən'frʌntVerbпротивостоять; оказывать сопротивлениеExamples

John Hampden had the courage to confront the whole power of the government. — У Джона Хэмпдена хватило смелости противостоять всей мощи правительства.

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  1. 1.

    противостоять

    translation added by Ирина Белашова
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  2. 2.

    противить

    translation added by Igor S.
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Collocations

be confronted by difficulties
столкнуться с трудностями
be confronted with difficulties
столкнуться с трудностями
confronted drainage pattern
встречная форма гидрографической сети
right to be confronted with a witness
право очной ставки
be faced / confronted
стоять
confronting military alliances
противостоящие друг другу военные союзы
be confronted with an alternative
стоять перед альтернативой
Strategies for Confronting Domestic Violence: a Resource Manual
Справочное пособие по стратегиям борьбы с насилием в семье

Word forms

confront

verb
Basic forms
Pastconfronted
Imperativeconfront
Present Participle (Participle I)confronting
Past Participle (Participle II)confronted
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I confrontwe confront
you confrontyou confront
he/she/it confrontsthey confront
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am confrontingwe are confronting
you are confrontingyou are confronting
he/she/it is confrontingthey are confronting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have confrontedwe have confronted
you have confrontedyou have confronted
he/she/it has confrontedthey have confronted
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been confrontingwe have been confronting
you have been confrontingyou have been confronting
he/she/it has been confrontingthey have been confronting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I confrontedwe confronted
you confrontedyou confronted
he/she/it confrontedthey confronted
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was confrontingwe were confronting
you were confrontingyou were confronting
he/she/it was confrontingthey were confronting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had confrontedwe had confronted
you had confrontedyou had confronted
he/she/it had confrontedthey had confronted
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been confrontingwe had been confronting
you had been confrontingyou had been confronting
he/she/it had been confrontingthey had been confronting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will confrontwe shall/will confront
you will confrontyou will confront
he/she/it will confrontthey will confront
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be confrontingwe shall/will be confronting
you will be confrontingyou will be confronting
he/she/it will be confrontingthey will be confronting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have confrontedwe shall/will have confronted
you will have confrontedyou will have confronted
he/she/it will have confrontedthey will have confronted
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been confrontingwe shall/will have been confronting
you will have been confrontingyou will have been confronting
he/she/it will have been confrontingthey will have been confronting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would confrontwe should/would confront
you would confrontyou would confront
he/she/it would confrontthey would confront
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be confrontingwe should/would be confronting
you would be confrontingyou would be confronting
he/she/it would be confrontingthey would be confronting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have confrontedwe should/would have confronted
you would have confrontedyou would have confronted
he/she/it would have confrontedthey would have confronted
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been confrontingwe should/would have been confronting
you would have been confrontingyou would have been confronting
he/she/it would have been confrontingthey would have been confronting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am confrontedwe are confronted
you are confrontedyou are confronted
he/she/it is confrontedthey are confronted
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being confrontedwe are being confronted
you are being confrontedyou are being confronted
he/she/it is being confrontedthey are being confronted
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been confrontedwe have been confronted
you have been confrontedyou have been confronted
he/she/it has been confrontedthey have been confronted
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was confrontedwe were confronted
you were confrontedyou were confronted
he/she/it was confrontedthey were confronted
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being confrontedwe were being confronted
you were being confrontedyou were being confronted
he/she/it was being confrontedthey were being confronted
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been confrontedwe had been confronted
you had been confrontedyou had been confronted
he/she/it had been confrontedthey had been confronted
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be confrontedwe shall/will be confronted
you will be confrontedyou will be confronted
he/she/it will be confrontedthey will be confronted
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been confrontedwe shall/will have been confronted
you will have been confrontedyou will have been confronted
he/she/it will have been confrontedthey will have been confronted