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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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The CPP also remembered Lopez as 'a friend' of the revolutionary movement.
'The duties of the CPP connect with the reality of the national society of the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s, and the national society in this era of our development.
Instead, higher mandatory CPP contributions will likely result in less private savings in pensions and RRSPs.
CPP is eligible to receive up to USD185m from Mallinckrodt, dependent upon achievement of other clinical development and sales milestones, subject to a reduction of up to USD15m related to amounts provided by CPP in advance of entering this agreement.
Initiation of CPP monitoring in severe neurological injury is a key recommendation by the Brain Trauma Foundation, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the Neurocritical Care Society.
The reducing power of CPP was determined according to the method reported by Oyaizu [20] with slight modification.
Many customers were sent new bank cards which they had to activate by going through a CPP call centre, where they were offered insurance.
While CPP sold some policies directly to customers, banks and credit card companies also introduced millions of people to CPP.
Shares in CPP, which was recently handed a three-year PS36 million funding lifeline by its banks, plunged more than 20% yesterday as investors balked at the cost of the redress scheme.
17 April 2013 a[euro]" UK life assistance products provider CPP Group Plc (LON:CPP), or CPP, said Wednesday it had agreed to sell its North American operations to US AMT Warranty Corp for USD40m (EUR30.4m) in cash.
Attock -- Communist Party of Pakistan (CPP) has demanded of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) that the nomination papers of Ayaz Amir should immediately be accepted or else CPP will boycott the elections.
Two new research summaries on treatment options for noncyclic chronic pelvic pain (CPP) are now available from the Effective Health Care Program of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
While many dream of retiring early, they may not realize the implications if they choose to take their CPP retirement pension before turning 65.
We investigated the effects of coffee polyphenols (CPP), which are abundant in coffee and consumed worldwide, on diet-induced body fat accumulation.