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English definition of “stress”

stress

verb     /stres/
EMPHASIZE [T] B2 to emphasize something in order to show that it is important: [+ (that)] I stressed that this was our policy.Stressing and emphasizing
WORRY [I] informal to be worried: Stop stressing about tonight - it'll be fine.Anxious and worried
(Definition of stress verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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