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pressure cookernoun [C]

uk   /ˈpreʃ.ə ˌkʊk.ər/  us   /ˈpreʃ.ɚ ˌkʊk.ɚ/
  • pressure cooker noun [C] (PAN)

  • pressure cooker noun [C] (SITUATION)

a situation in which people are under a lot of pressure : The hospital staff have been working in a pressure cooker since the outbreak of the epidemic.
(Definition of pressure cooker from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pressure cookernoun [C]

 us   /ˈpreʃ·ər ˌkʊk·ər/
(Definition of pressure cooker from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pressure cooker”
in Arabic حَلّة ضَغط…
in Korean 압력솥…
in Portuguese panela de pressão…
in Catalan olla de pressió…
in Japanese 圧力鍋, 加圧調理器…
in Chinese (Simplified) 压力锅,高压锅…
in Turkish düdüklü tencere…
in Russian скороварка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 壓力鍋,高壓鍋…
in Italian pentola a pressione…
in Polish szybkowar…
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“pressure cooker” in British English

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