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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


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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