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pressure (n):
the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure
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he gave the button a press.
he used pressure to stop the bleeding.
at the pressing of a button

Related Words: presspressing
pressure (n):
a force that compels
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the public brought pressure to bear on the government
pressure (n):
the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin
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the sensitivity of his skin to pressure and temperature was normal
pressure (n):
the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)
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the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure
pressure (n):
the pressure exerted by the atmosphere
pressure (n):
the state of demanding notice or attention
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the insistence of their hunger.
the press of business matters

Related Words: imperativenessinsistenceinsistency
pressure (n):
an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress
pressure (v):
to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :
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She forced him to take a job in the city.
He squeezed her for information

Related Words: coerceforcesqueeze
pressure (v):
exert pressure on someone through threats
Related Words: blackmail
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Behind every successful man is a woman

Her başarılı erkeğin arkasında kadın vardır
A man's strongest and most loyal supporters are usually his mother and/or his wife


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