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  1. pressure

    • IPA[ˈprɛʃə]

    英式

    • n.
      continuous physical force exerted on or against an object by something in contact with it;the force per unit area exerted by a fluid against a surface with which it is in contact
    • v.
      attempt to persuade or coerce (someone) into doing something
    • noun: pressure, plural noun: pressures

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    • 1. attempt to persuade or coerce (someone) into doing something it might be possible to pressure him into resigning she pressured her son to accept a job offer from the bank
    • n.
      a condition of the atmosphere in which the pressure is above average (e.g. in an anticyclone): the high pressure over Texas continues
    • adj.
      characterized by or exhibiting atmospheric pressure that is above average: a high-pressure system is moving down from the north

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a condition of the atmosphere in which the pressure is above average (e.g. in an anticyclone): an area of high pressure over much of the UK means that dry and fine conditions look set to continue
    • adj.
      characterized by or exhibiting atmospheric pressure that is above average: a high-pressure system is moving down from the north

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a condition of the atmosphere in which the pressure is below average (e.g. in a depression): areas of low pressure almost always bring rain
    • adj.
      characterized by or exhibiting atmospheric pressure that is below average: a large low-pressure system south of Bermuda

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a condition of the atmosphere in which the pressure is below average (e.g. in a depression): areas of low pressure almost always bring rain
    • adj.
      characterized by or exhibiting atmospheric pressure that is below average: low-pressure systems across the Alps

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      an airtight pot in which food can be cooked quickly under steam pressure.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a container designed to hold material at high pressures.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • v.
      cook (food) in a pressure cooker: pressure-cook the steak in a broth before adding the cream

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a container designed to hold material at high pressures.

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈpreSHər]

    美式

    • n.
      continuous physical force exerted on or against an object by something in contact with it: the slight extra pressure he applied to her hand
    • v.
      attempt to persuade or coerce (someone) into doing something: it might now be possible to pressure him into resigning she pressured her son to accept a job offer from the bank

    Oxford American Dictionary