Translation of "pressure" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈpreʃ·ər/ us /ˈpreʃ·ər/

[ no plural ] the act of trying to make someone else do something by arguing or persuading

public/political pressure
Teachers are under pressure to work longer hours.

difficult situations that make you feel worried or unhappy

the pressures of work

[ no plural ] the force that you produce when you push something

put pressure on someone

to try to force someone to do something

presionar a alguien
They’re putting pressure on me to make a decision.
verb uk /ˈpreʃ·ər/ us /ˈpreʃ·ər/ US UK pressurize

to try to force someone to do something

He was pressured into signing the agreement.

(Translation of “pressure” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈpreʃə/

(the amount of force exerted by) the action of pressing

Apply pressure to the cut in order to stop it bleeding
A barometer measures atmospheric pressure.

(a) strain or stress

The pressures of her work are sometimes too much for her.

strong persuasion; compulsion or force

He agreed under pressure.
pressurize verb ( (also pressuriseBritish))

to fit (an aeroplane etc) with a device that keeps air pressure normal

The cabins have all been pressurized

to force

presionar, forzar
He was pressurized into agreeing to the deal.
pressure cooker noun

a type of saucepan in which food is cooked quickly by steam kept under great pressure.

olla a presión, olla exprés

(Translation of “pressure” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)