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Definición de “high-pressure” en inglés

high-pressure

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌhaɪˈpreʃ.ər/ us    //

high-pressure adjective [before noun] (PRESSURE)

involving pressure that is greater than usual: They used special high-pressure hoses to help them put out the fires.The state of matter

high-pressure adjective [before noun] (SELLING)

describes methods of selling that involve persuading people in a forceful way to buy something that often they do not want: I refuse to be intimidated by high-pressure sales techniques.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to actSelling

high-pressure adjective [before noun] (WORRY)

involving a lot of responsibility or worry: a high-pressure job in advertisingComplicated and difficult to doDifficult to understandCausing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of high-pressure from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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