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high–pressure

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adjective high–pres·sure \ˈhī-ˈpre-shər\

Definition of high–pressure

  1. 1a :  having or involving a high or comparatively high pressure especially greatly exceeding that of the atmosphereb :  having a high barometric pressure

  2. 2a :  using or involving aggressive and insistent sales techniquesb :  imposing or involving severe strain or tension high–pressure occupations

1810

First Known Use of high–pressure

1810


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high–pressure

verb high–pres·sure

Definition of high–pressure

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

1925

First Known Use of high–pressure

1925


HIGH–PRESSURE Defined for English Language Learners

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high–pressure

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adjective high–pres·sure \ˈhī-ˈpre-shər\

Definition of high–pressure for English Language Learners

  • : 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.

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