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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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For more information on CPP Innovation Labs, please visit cppilabs.
The CPP Investment Board invests the funds not needed by the Canada Pension Plan to pay current benefits.
For more information on UnRiskIT and the CPP, please visit http://www.
Inventory, FIRO-B, and Davies-Black are registered trademarks and California Psychological Inventory, CPI, and CPI 260 are trademarks of CPP, Inc.
Based on actuarial projections, CPP contributions are expected to exceed benefits paid until 2022, providing a 16-year period before a portion of the investment income from the CPP reserve fund is needed to help pay CPP benefits.
It comes in blue with the full CPP logo embroidered on the front in white.
This acquisition is consistent with our goal to further diversify the CPP reserve fund by investing in real return assets such as high quality real estate," said David Denison, President and CEO of the CPP Investment Board.
CPP can help businesses develop leaders with this essential mix of characteristics and can fast-track the development process.
Card protection, which cost around PS30 a year, and identity protection, which cost about PS80 a year, were "widely mis-sold" by York-based CPP, the FCA said.
By 2013, the greatest increase in your regular CPP payment jumps to 42 per cent per year.
CPP began an impressive run of contract wins in 2009, after Dutch supercar firm Spyker decided to quit Holland and bring motor manufacturing back to Coventry.
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.
The results show that the volume resistivity of PP/CPP/PANI composites decreases with increasing CPP content, and there exists a minimum volume resistivity.
Bruno, LLC, organizers of CPP EXPO Las Vegas, along with TAPPI and with PMMI's PACK EXPO-Las Vegas, plan Industry Week 2005 for September 26-28, 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Canada Pension Plan as it is currently structured is unfair to young contributors born between 1990 or 2000 while CPP taxes are higher than ever before, costing Canadians an extra $41.