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English definition of “pressurize”

pressurize

verb [T] UK (UK usually pressurise)     /ˈpreʃ.ər.aɪz/ US  /-ɚ-/ (US pressure)
to strongly persuade someone to do something they do not want to do: He was pressurized into signing the agreement.Causing somebody to actUrging and persuadingUrging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
(Definition of pressurize verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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