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Pressure for political change increased in the 1990s.
There is now greater pressure on the White House to take action.
The military is still under pressure to reduce spending.
Under pressure from France, Germany has finally dropped its proposals.
He did not put any pressure on her to take the job.
He would not give in to pressure from his family to come home.
The pressure on prison guards is well documented.
With greatly increased workloads, everyone is under pressure now.
If you can’t stand the pressure, you should resign.
She became conscious of the pressure of his hand on her shoulder.
The influence in house-building reflects demographic pressures in this part of the country.
inflationary pressures that may force interest rates to rise
This is the American English definition of pressure. View British English definition of pressure.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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