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adjective press·ing \ˈpre-siŋ\

Definition of pressing

  1. 1 :  urgently important :  critical <a pressing issue>

  2. 2 :  earnest, warm

pressingly

play \ˈpre-siŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of pressing in a sentence

  1. a pressing need for reform

  2. <she had pressing business on the other side of town>

1591

First Known Use of pressing

1591


PRESSING Defined for English Language Learners

pressing

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adjective press·ing \ˈpre-siŋ\

Definition of pressing for English Language Learners

  • : very important and needing immediate attention


PRESSING Defined for Kids

pressing

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adjective press·ing \ˈpre-siŋ\

Definition of pressing for Students

  1. :  needing immediate attention <We have pressing business.>



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