defrontar

de.fron.tar
dəfrõˈtar
verbo transitivo
1.
(enfrentar) to face; to confront; to oppose
defrontar um problema
the face a problem
defrontou grandes dificuldades
he faced great difficulties
defrontar os perigos
to face the dangers
2.
DESPORTO to face; to take on; to play against
defrontou um adversário difícil
he took on a tough opponent
3.
(estar em frente a) to be opposite [com, -]; to face [com, -]
o edifício defronta com o palácio
the building is opposite the palace
defrontar-se
verbo pronominal
to place oneself at the opposite side
as nossas casas defrontavam-se
our houses were opposite each other
defrontar-se com
1.
(enfrentar)to be faced with,to come up against

ele defronta-se com grandes problemas
she is faced with big problems
2.
(adversário)to meet,to face

as duas equipas defrontaram-se no domingo passado
the two teams faced each other last Sunday
3.
(encarar)to come face to face with

defrontou-se com o assassino do pai
he came face to face with his father's murderer
4.
(dar com)to find

defrontou-se com a mulher a fazer as malas
he found his wife packing her things
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Como referenciar: Porto Editora – defrontar no Dicionário infopédia de Português - Inglês [em linha]. Porto: Porto Editora. [consult. 2021-10-20 13:38:30]. Disponível em