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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 council 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.
Officials were bringing pressure to bear on the government to stop the war.
He would not give in to pressure from his family to come home.
The pressure on prison officers 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.
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