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Turkish translation of “press”

press

verb
 
 
/pres/
PUSH [I, T] B1 to push something firmly
basmak, bastırmak
Press the button to start the machine. He pressed his face against the window.Squeezing and grinding
PERSUADE [T] to try hard to persuade someone to do something
ısrar etmek, üstelemek, zorlamak
[+ to do sth] The committee pressed him to reveal more information. We pressed him for an answer but he refused.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
press charges to complain officially about someone in a court of law
...da/de bulunmak; ...isnat etmek; ...iddia etmek; şikâyette bulunmak
The family decided not to press charges against him.Taking legal action
MAKE SMOOTH [T] to make clothes smooth by ironing them
ütülemek
I need to press these trousers.Cleaning clothes
MAKE FLAT [T] to make something flat by putting something heavy on it for a long time
düzleştirmek
to press fruit/flowersSqueezing and grinding
press a case/claim to try to make people accept your demands
isteklerini kabul ettirmeye çalışmak; ısrar etmek; bastırmak; mücadele etmek
Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
(Definition of press verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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