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Translation of "pressure" - English-Spanish dictionary

pressure

noun   /ˈpreʃ·ər/
[no plural] the act of trying to make someone else do something by arguing or persuading presión public/political pressure Teachers are under pressure to work longer hours.
difficult situations that make you feel worried or unhappy problema the pressures of work
[no plural] the force that you produce when you push something presión
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   /ˈpreʃ·ər/ US ( UK pressurize)
to try to force someone to do something presionar He was pressured into signing the agreement.
(Definition of pressure from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

pressure

noun /ˈpreʃə/
(the amount of force exerted by) the action of pressing presión Apply pressure to the cut in order to stop it bleeding A barometer measures atmospheric pressure.
(a) strain or stress presión The pressures of her work are sometimes too much for her.
strong persuasion; compulsion or force presión He agreed under pressure.
pressurize verb ( (also pressuriseBritish))
to fit (an aeroplane etc) with a device that keeps air pressure normal presurizar 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
(Definition of pressure from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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