pressure

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈprɛʃər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈprɛʃɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(preshər)

Inflections of 'pressure' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
pressures
v 3rd person singular
pressuring
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
pressured
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
pressured
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

pressure

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. (the) [gas, water, air, atmospheric, tire] pressure
  2. [measure, calculate, work out] the [gas] pressure
  3. [high, low, medium] pressure
  4. [have, suffer from] [high] blood pressure
  5. gave into [public, peer] pressure
  6. under [great, much, considerable, a lot of, enormous, unbearable] pressure
  7. under [great] pressure at [work, school, home]
  8. [work, study, play, perform] under pressure
  9. [work] better under pressure
  10. [can, can't, is able to] [work] (well) under pressure
  11. under pressure to [finish, complete, pay, change, succeed]
  12. under pressure from her [boss, professor] to
  13. you are under no pressure to [sell, agree, rush]
  14. can feel the pressure to [finish]
  15. the pressure of the [job, position]
  16. the pressure is on (to)
  17. the pressures of [life, work, social media, being a teenager]
  18. [feel, soak up, bear, handle] the pressure
  19. put pressure on (the) [customers, government, families, parents, students]
  20. [buckled, failed] under the pressure
  21. due to peer pressure
  22. [relieve, alleviate, lighten release] the pressure
  23. apply pressure to the [wound, cut, laceration]
  24. no pressure!
n as adj
  1. a pressure pad
  2. the pressure points [of, on] the [wrist, foot, body]
  3. [suffer from, develop, treat] pressure sores
  4. blood pressure [cuff, monitor, medication]
  5. the pressure gauge [on, of] a [tire, tank, boiler]
  6. the tire pressure gauge
  7. a high-pressure job
v
  1. pressure your [child, students, employees]
  2. pressure them into [doing, making, going]
  3. pressured into [making signing, buying having, taking]
  4. pressured the [company, government] to
  5. pressured to [get, make, have, give, take admit, resign]
  6. pressured him for [an answer, a decision]
  7. pressured for [sex, drugs]
  8. pressured by [peers, pimps, the government, the reporter, her parents]
  9. pressured and [threatened, harassed, coerced]
  10. (don't) try to pressure me
  11. pressure the [wound, injury]
  12. pressure the [tank, cabin]
  13. pressure for better [grades, performance, efficiency]
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