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priseverb [T]

UK (US prize) uk   us   /praɪz/
to use ​force to ​lift something off something ​else, for ​example by ​pressing a ​tool against a ​fixedpoint or to ​separate things using ​force: I ​managed to prise the ​lid off the ​tin of ​paint. She prised the child's ​fingers apart and ​forced him to give her the ​coins.
(Definition of prise from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prise”
in Spanish abrir/levantar con palanca, forzar…
in Vietnamese bẩy lên…
in Malaysian mengumpil…
in Thai งัดให้เปิดออก…
in French forcer, ouvrir de force…
in German aufbrechen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 撬…
in Indonesian mencongkel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 撬…
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