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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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Right now JVP is focused on taking care of Kath and both their families and mobilizing former volunteers and partners to generate support for them.
For me, joining JVP and being able to provide effective and efficient solutions and work closely with employers to transform their recruitment strategies, is truly rewarding because I know how much of a difference it can make.
In 1999, Nandana Gunatilake contested from JVP and came in third at the election.
Raised JVP was attributable to increased pressures in right heart because of decreased contractility of right heart.
In the Academic Letter in Support of Angela Davis, the JVP called on BCRI to rescind its cancellation of the award intended for Professor Angela Davis.
JVP's campaign to convince college-age American Jews not to participate in Israel's Birthright trips amounts to telling them that Israel's national identity and territorial claims in Palestine cannot be defined by their own American national identity disguised as corrupted Judaism.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe "was directly involved in the Treasury bond scams and he cannot absolve himself of the responsibility for them by scapegoating Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake for the biggest ever fraud in the country's history", a senior JVP member has said.
Today, the American NGO, Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) has raised another alarm on more unsettling news.
She'll appear at Jewish Voice for Peace's (JVP) annual conference later this month on a panel alongside Linda Sarsour, a Palestinian-American activist and BDS proponent who now has a national profile.
It is known how CSA of the jugular significantly varies determining the so called phenomenon of the jugular venous pulse (JVP) [32, 33].
Clinical correlation showed that raised JVP was present in 58.5% and raised JVP with hypotension in 34.5% of patients.
Esta ultima cidade, sera denominada neste trabalho de Jundiai-Varzea Paulista (JVP), pelo fato de constituir um aglomerado urbano ao estar conurbada com a cidade de Varzea Paulista.
panel discussion Lora Lucero, Iris Keltz In conjunction with the campaign launch, JVP-ALB will be hosting a event next Thursday, October 17, featuring Sydney Levy, the director of advocacy for JVP nationally, a lawyer and human rights activist recently returned from Gaza, and author/activist .
At Specsavers there are many stories of optometrists becoming the joint venture partners (JVP) of well-established practices.