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1high–pressure

adjective

: using or involving forceful methods to sell something

: causing or involving a lot of mental or emotional stress : very stressful

: having or using a lot of force or pressure from air, water, etc.

Full Definition of HIGH-PRESSURE

1
a :  having or involving a high or comparatively high pressure especially greatly exceeding that of the atmosphere
b :  having a high barometric pressure
2
a :  using or involving aggressive and insistent sales techniques
b :  imposing or involving severe strain or tension <high–pressure occupations>

First Known Use of HIGH-PRESSURE

1824

2high–pressure

verb

Definition of HIGH-PRESSURE

transitive verb
:  to sell or influence by high-pressure tactics

First Known Use of HIGH-PRESSURE

1926

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