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Spanish translation of “press”

press

verb /pres/
to use a pushing motion (against)
apretar, presionar
Press the bell twice! The children pressed close to their mother.
to squeeze; to flatten
exprimir, estrujar; prensar
The grapes are pressed to extract the juice.
to urge or hurry
presionar; apremiar
He pressed her to enter the competition.
to insist on
presionar, insistir
The printers are pressing their claim for higher pay.
to iron
planchar
Your trousers need to be pressed.
pressing adjective urgent
urgente, apremiante
a pressing invitation.
press conference noun a meeting in which information is given to journalists
conferencia de prensa
The company director will be giving a press conference this afternoon.
press cutting noun an article cut out of a newspaper or magazine.
recorte de periódico
be hard pressed to be in difficulties
estar en apuros
He’s hard pressed financially.
be pressed for to be short of
ir mal de, andar escaso de
I must hurry – I’m pressed for time.
press for phrasal verb to try to get; to keep demanding
reclamar con insistencia, reivindicar
The miners are pressing for higher wages.
press forward phrasal verb ( press on) to continue (in spite of difficulties)
seguir adelante
She pressed on with her work.
(Definition of press from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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