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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

Principal Translations
InglésEspañol
press-gang [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (forcefully persuade [sb](en grupo)presionar a vtr + prep
  obligar a vtr + prep
 Rachel didn't really want to go on the trip, but the others press-ganged her.
 Rachel no quería ir al viaje, pero los otros la presionaron.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

Compound Forms:
InglésEspañol
press gang nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. historical (forces military service)patrulla de reclutamiento nf + loc adj
 The crew of the ship were supplied by the press gang.
  (AR, anticuado)leva nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino, que lleva los artículos la o una en singular, y las o unas en plural. Exemplos: la mesa, una tabla.
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