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noun as in physical force, weight

verb as in bother, urge

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However, according to Brindis, “The pressure has not met the threat in terms of magnitude.”

From Vox

The pressure is on for Democrats and Republicans to find a solution before Congress breaks in October.

From Fortune

Here’s a building block that is currently under a lot of pressure, as channels are shifting after the pandemic.

With pressure from the Gang Commission’s ad hoc committee headed by Genevieve Jones-Wright, Stephan went on record stating 332 names were removed from her office’s injunctions.

The aforementioned Kaiser poll found that 61% of Americans are worried the FDA will rush to approve a vaccine due to political pressure.

From Fortune

Are you seeing more commercial pressure from academic presses for historians to sexy it up a bit?

Like Sony Entertainment's The Interview, political pressure delayed the arrivale of foreign films in Korea.

The 2014 midterm elections are just months behind us, but already Flake feels the pressure of the 2016 presidential elections.

Therefore, some Democrats are under pressure to take policy actions their union allies oppose.

Does any of that come from being attuned to the pressure of that need to entertain?

He held it, but it was without pressure; without recognizance of the delight with which he once grasped it.

Under the internal pressure his whiskers stood on end and his face grew red.

With him one is at high pressure all the time, and I have gained a good many more ideas from him than I can work up in a hurry.

Mr. Brown seizes the proffered member, and gives it as hearty a pressure as the publicity of the occasion will permit.

This may be done by taking the humming tone and bringing to bear upon it a strong pressure of energy.

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