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noun [countable]     pressure point pronunciation in British English
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singularpressure point
pluralpressure points
  1. 2
    a sensitive political situation
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    in business, a factor or situation that could expose a company to high levels of risk

    Collapsing LNG prices will likely be the next pressure point,” Chua said.

    Let’s start with the pressure points related to growth, where the exposure to risk begins in many successful companies.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 02/07/2015


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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