Translation of confrontational in Spanish:

confrontational

contencioso, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌkɑnfrənˈteɪʃ(ə)n(ə)l//ˌkɒnfrənˈteɪʃən(ə)l/

adjective

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    contencioso
    polémico
    confrontacional Latin America
    • They were all funny in an almost confrontational way.
    • We have guys with sharper teeth who are being more confrontational.
    • A young steward challenged me in quite a confrontational way.
    • She talks of her confrontational attitude toward them during the early days of her captivity.
    • Mitch is somewhat confrontational with Blanche, witnessing her delusions.
    • No worker delights in taking a confrontational stand on the job.
    • A more confrontational approach has been taken by the Vatican, with senior bishops calling for the film to be boycotted.
    • This was the kind of confrontational work for which the Royal Court had long been famous.
    • Some who have tangled with the two women over zoning changes say they can be confrontational.
    • They've also co-opted the mocking, confrontational tone of bygone campus radicals in their tactics.
    • The solo parts are not notably athletic or confrontational.
    • Some officials suggested a less confrontational approach might reap dividends.
    • "This was not a person who was confrontational or combative."
    • Such a confrontational argument does not gain much support among the Americans.
    • Let's try to move toward a more peaceful set of relationships, less confrontational than we've been through.
    • The report suggested case workers were concerned about damaging their relationship with her by being overly confrontational.
    • Indeed, he has made his point, albeit in the least confrontational way possible.
    • My first books were about being very aggressive, very confrontational.
    • Faced with the French media on the eve of yesterday's opening time trial, Armstrong was more confrontational.
    • Checking the facts seems irrelevant, even confrontational or counter therapeutic.