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Synonyms for pressure

Synonyms for pressure

the act, condition, or effect of exerting force on someone or something

power used to overcome resistance

to cause (a person or thing) to act or move in spite of resistance

to maintain normal air pressure in


Synonyms for pressure

a force that compels

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the act of pressing

the state of demanding notice or attention

the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin

an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress

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to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"

exert pressure on someone through threats

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In his column last month, Moore explained how jettisoning the CPP would have a profoundly positive effect on the coal industry.
The watchdog criticised CPP for promising customers up to PS100,000 of insurance cover for their cards - something they did not need because they were already covered by their banks.
For those of you who started receiving your CPP retirement pension before this year and before the age of 65, you didn't have to contribute towards CPP if you made the decision to continue working.
The latest news only affects the CPP manufacturing division, not umbrella firm CPP Global Holdings - with bosses claiming other parts of the business will continue to trade.
It can be seen that several bands in spectra changed obviously with the CPP content in the composites such as N--H stretching region (3320-3600 [cm.
With the CPP joining, the coalition now holds 365 seats in the 500-member House of Representatives.
Further unlike other OECD countries, Canada has still not changed its mandatory retirement age from 65 years to 69, which is the same as it was when CPP was conceived almost four decades ago.
Hun Sen has proposed a coalition government with FUNCINPEC as the number of CPP seats would fall short of the two-thirds majority it would need to form a government on its own.
There are a few exceptions, though: for instance, while CPP orphan's and disabled contributor's child's benefits are adjusted annually to reflect the increase in the consumer price index, corresponding QPP benefits have been equal to a flat rate of C$ 29 per month since 1974.
The CPP is actually funded entirely from the money of employees and employers; drawing CPP does nothing to contribute to the deficit.
The Treasury intends to wind down the remaining CPP investments over the next year through a series of repayments, restructurings, and sales, which include auctioning investments in banks that are not expected to pay in the near future.
The new CPP was born in a hut near the house of the parents-in-law of Arthur Garcia, one of the CPP founders who died in 1969.
City-based automotive engineering firm CPP Global Holdings has struck a new sponsorship deal with the Elite League ice hockey side.
When asked to explain the government's new stance in holding peace talks with communist insurgents, Gonzales said that Benito Tiamzon, CPP's vice chairman who is based in the Philippines had ousted Sison as CPP head.