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pressure

noun     /ˈpreʃər/
MAKE SOMEONE DO [U]
B2 attempts to make someone do something by arguing, persuading, etc: public/political pressure [+ to do sth] Teachers are under increasing pressure to work longer hours. The government is facing pressure from environmental campaigners.Causing somebody to actUrging and persuadingUrging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
PROBLEMS [C, U]
B2 difficult situations that make you feel worried or unhappy: the pressures of work He's been under a lot of pressure recently.Anxiety and worry - general wordsFear and phobias
LIQUID/GAS [C, U]
the force that a liquid or gas produces when it presses against an area: water pressure Energy, force and powerPower and intensity
PUSH [U]
B2 the force that you produce when you push somethingEnergy, force and powerPower and intensity
put pressure on sb
B2 to try to force someone to do something: [+ to do sth] They're putting pressure on me to make a decision. →  See also blood pressure , peer pressure Causing somebody to actUrging and persuadingUrging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
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