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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.

high-pressure adjective [before noun] (SELLING)

High-pressure methods of selling 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.

high-pressure adjective [before noun] (WORRY)

involving a lot of responsibility or worry: a high-pressure job in advertising
Traducciones de “high-pressure”
en chino (tradicionál) 壓力, 高壓的…
en chino (simplificado) 压力, 高压的…
(Definition of high-pressure from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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