Significado de "pressure" - Diccionario Inglés para Estudiantes

pressure

noun uk us /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.
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.
LIQUID/GAS [ C, U ]

the force that a liquid or gas produces when it presses against an area:

water pressure
PUSH [ U ]

B2 the force that you produce when you push something

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

(Definition of “pressure noun” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)