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  • EN [ ˈpreʃə(r)]
  • US [ ˈpreʃər]

English definition


  • 1. the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit);

    • "the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure"
  • 2. a force that compels;

    • "the public brought pressure to bear on the government"
  • 3. the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure;

    • "he gave the button a press"
    • "he used pressure to stop the bleeding"
    • "at the pressing of a button"
  • 4. the state of urgently demanding notice or attention;

    • "the press of business matters"
  • 5. the somatic sensation of pressure;

    • "the sensitivity of his skin to pressure and temperature was normal"
  • 6. an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress


  • 1. to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city";

    • "He squeezed her for information"
  • 2. exert pressure on someone through threats

Example sentences

  • Meteorologist believe this pressure jump is the mechanism responsible for storm and tornado.

  • He changed his mind under the pressure from others.

  • Wood blocks may compress a great deal under pressure.

  • The government is under pressure to relax censorship regulations.

  • His lifestyle predisposed him to high blood pressure.

  • This type of sheet steel could stand high pressure.

  • His father exerted a lot of pressure on him to succeed.

  • He failed to finish the plan. So they place great pressure on him to resign.

  • Pressure of life caused him to crack up.

  • There is considerable pressure on teenagers to conform.

  • Water is forced through the pipes at high pressure .

  • Exercise will not only lower blood pressure but possibly protect against heart attacks.

  • He was under pressure to resign and was about to be sidelined.

  • There's such pressure to be happy in Hawaii, if you're unhappy you're on a guilt trip.

  • Under pressure from the public, many regional governments cleaned up their beaches.

  • Countries enjoying surpluses will be under no pressure to revalue their currencies.

  • Its government is under pressure from the European Commission.

  • They worked hard together, competitively and under pressure.

  • You need someone to take the pressure off and help you get back on your feet.

  • I have been putting pressure onto the Cleansing Services to replace those dustbin lids.

  • At no time did I feel rushed or under pressure.

  • You overlook the pressure you're under and what it does to you.

  • His blood pressure had dropped severely.

  • It seems the President has given way to pressure from the hardliners.

  • Under the pressure, the flint crumbled into fragments.

  • He is a skilled and ruthless leader who isn't likely to crumble under pressure.

  • Will she yield to growing pressure for her to retire?

  • Somebody who is a foreign investor and more sensitive about the public profile will be more impacted by that pressure.

Synonym discrimination

  • strain, stress, pressure, tension

Meaning of pressure

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