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Noun

pressure (countable and uncountable; plural: pressures)

  1. (physics) The amount of force that is applied over a given area divided by the size of this area.
    Units
  2. mental strain caused by one's own or others' expectations on one's own performance
    She has been under pressure lately because her boss expects her to get the job done two weeks early.
    Synonyms - under the pump, under the gun

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Verb

Infinitive
to pressure

Third person singular
pressur

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to pressure (third-person singular simple present pressur, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To encourage or heavily exert force or influence.
    Do not let anyone pressure you into buying something you do not want.

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