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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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As you sow, so you shall reap

Ne ekersen onu biçersin.
This means that if you do bad things to people, bad things will happen to you, or good things if you do good things.


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