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pressure /ˈpreʃə $ -ər/ noun
pressure verb [transitive]

فشار ، بار سنگین مصائب وسختیها ، مشقت ، فشردن ، مضیقه ، علوم مهندسی: سنگین ، الکترونیک: فشار ، عمران: فشار ، معماری: فشار ، شیمی: فشار ، روانشناسی: فشار ، علوم هوایی: فشار ، علوم نظامی: فشار هوا
الکترونیک: فشار ، شیمی: فشار ، بار ، سنگین ، علوم مهندسی: فشار ، هواپیمایی: فشار ، معماری: فشار ، فشار هوا ، علوم نظامی: فشار ، عمران: فشار ، روانشناسی: فشار ، الکترونیک: فشار، بار سنگین مصایب وسختیها، مشقت ، فشردن ، مضیقه

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

- force, compressing, compression, crushing, squeezing, weight
- power, coercion, compulsion, constraint, force, influence, sway
- stress, burden, demands, hassle (informal), heat, load, strain, urgency
Related Words: drive, impel, rush
English Thesaurus: force, make, pressure, blackmail, compel, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. pressure1 S1 W1 /ˈpreʃə $ -ər/ noun
[Word Family: adjective: pressed, pressing, pressurized, pressured; verb: press, pressure, pressurize; noun: press, pressure, pressing]
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Latin; Origin: pressura, from premere; press2]

1. PERSUADE [uncountable] an attempt to persuade someone by using influence, arguments, or threats:
They are putting pressure on people to vote yes.
be/come under pressure to do something
The minister was under pressure to resign.
be/come under pressure from somebody (to do something)
I was under pressure from my parents to become a teacher.
The Labour government came under pressure from the trade unions.
pressure for
Pressure for change has become urgent.
pressure on
the pressure on all of us to keep slim
He exerts pressure on his kids to get them to do as he wants.
You must never give in to pressure.

2. ANXIETY/OVERWORK [uncountable and countable] a way of working or living that causes you a lot of anxiety, especially because you feel you have too many things to do
pressure of
I feel I’m not able to cope well with the pressures of life.
pressure on
The pressure on doctors is increasing steadily.
under pressure
I’m under constant pressure at work.
The pressures of work can make you ill.
a high pressure job
athletes who show grace under pressure (=who behave well when they are anxious)

3. CAUSING CHANGE [uncountable and countable] events or conditions that cause changes and affect the way a situation develops, especially in economics or politics:
inflationary pressures
Analysts expect the pound to come under pressure.
relieve/reduce pressure (on somebody/something)
Slowing the arms race relieved pressure on the Soviet economic system.
The 1990s brought increased economic pressure to bear on all business activities.

4. WEIGHT [uncountable] the force or weight that is being put on to something
pressure of
The pressure of the water turns the wheel.
the pressure of his hand on my arm

5. GAS/LIQUID [uncountable and countable] the force produced by the quantity of gas or liquid in a place or container:
The gas containers burst at high pressure.

6. WEATHER [uncountable and countable] a condition of the air in the Earth’s atmosphere, which affects the weather
high/low pressure
A ridge of high pressure is building up strongly over the Atlantic.
peer pressure

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. pressure2 verb [transitive]
[Word Family: adjective: pressed, pressing, pressurized, pressured; verb: press, pressure, pressurize; noun: press, pressure, pressing]
especially American English to try to make someone do something by making them feel it is their duty to do it Synonym : pressurize British English
pressure somebody into doing something
You want to enjoy food, not to be pressured into eating the right things.
pressure somebody to do something
Don’t feel we are pressuring you to give what you can’t afford.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. force produced by pressing
ADJ. gentle, light | firm | downward
VERB + PRESSURE apply, put | reduce

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. force of a gas or liquid
ADJ. high, low | air, blood, water an instrument for measuring blood pressure
atmospheric, barometric
PRESSURE + VERB build up, increase, rise | ease, fall

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

III. cause of worry
ADJ. considerable, constant, intolerable, undue, unrelenting | commercial, competitive, economic, financial, political, social The economic pressures on small businesses are intense.
VERB + PRESSURE place/put sb under | cope with, withstand | escape, get away (from) It's an ideal place in which to relax and escape the pressures of modern life.
PRESSURE + VERB build up, increase
PREP. under ~ He's felt under pressure since his wife had the operation.
~ on There's a lot of pressure on the soldiers preparing for battle.
PHRASES pressure of work The holiday was a welcome relief from the pressure of work.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

IV. attempt to persuade/influence sb
ADJ. enormous, great, intense, strong, tremendous There is intense pressure on her to resign.
growing, increasing, mounting | popular The government bowed to popular pressure and repealed the law.
peer, peer-group She started smoking because of peer pressure.
VERB + PRESSURE bring to bear, exert, place/put (sb under) This concession would not have happened but for the pressure that was brought to bear on the authorities. My parents never put any pressure on me to get a job.
be brought under, be under, come under, face Hospital staff are coming under pressure to work longer hours.
resist, withstand | bow to, give in to, respond to The editor bowed to pressure from his staff, and the article was suppressed.
PRESSURE + VERB intensify, mount
PREP. under ~ Management is under pressure to set an example on pay restraint.
~ for pressure for change in the country's economy
~ from pressure from religious groups
~ on pressure on foreign diplomats

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


put pressure on somebody
We’ve decided to set up a campaign to put pressure on the Government.
exert pressure on somebody formal (=put pressure on them)
They exerted pressure on their colleagues to vote for the change.
bring pressure to bear on somebody (=put pressure on them)
These groups have brought pressure to bear on the government.
put somebody under pressure (=put a lot of pressure on them)
They were put under pressure to sign confessions.
be under pressure
Apple growers are under pressure from the public to use fewer chemicals.
come under pressure
The new Prime Minister has already come under pressure from the opposition to call an election.
bow to pressure (also give in to pressure) (=do what people want you to do)
He eventually gave in to pressure and resigned.
respond to pressure (=do something as a result of pressure)
The government responded to this pressure and modified the Bill.
strong/intense pressure
There was strong pressure for a statement from the President.
considerable pressure
Shopkeepers are under considerable pressure to work on Sundays.
increasing/mounting pressure
There was increasing pressure on the Chancellor to cut petrol tax.
public/popular pressure (=pressure from the public)
He faces mounting public pressure to resign.
political pressure
We did not make this recommendation because of political pressure.
diplomatic pressure (=pressure from other countries' governments)
The announcement of a ceasefire came after intense diplomatic pressure from the US.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: All these tests put an unnecessary pressure on students.
GOOD: All these tests put unnecessary pressure on students.

Usage Note:
Pressure is an uncountable noun: 'To stem the flow of blood, firm pressure should be applied.' 'They will never agree to the proposal unless there is pressure from above.'

BAD: This growing demand for housing gives pressure to the farmland and recreational areas.
GOOD: This growing demand for housing puts pressure on the farmland and recreational areas.

Usage Note:
put pressure on sb/sth (NOT give ): 'His parents are putting pressure on him to leave school and get a job.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

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