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pressure

noun /ˈpreʃə/
(the amount of force exerted by) the action of pressing
presión
Apply pressure to the cut in order to stop it bleeding A barometer measures atmospheric pressure.
(a) strain or stress
presión
The pressures of her work are sometimes too much for her.
strong persuasion; compulsion or force
presión
He agreed under pressure.
pressurize verb ( (also pressuriseBritish)) to fit (an aeroplane etc) with a device that keeps air pressure normal
presurizar
The cabins have all been pressurized
to force
presionar, forzar
He was pressurized into agreeing to the deal.
pressure cooker noun a type of saucepan in which food is cooked quickly by steam kept under great pressure.
olla a presión, olla exprés
(Definition of pressure from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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