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Definición de “pressure” en inglés

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 pressureCausing somebody to actUrging and persuadingUrging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
(Definition of pressure noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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