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pressure
British English: /ˈprɛʃə/
American English: /ˈprɛʃər/

Translation of pressure in German:

noun

  • 1 (exertion of force, amount)
    Druck Mask.
    apply firm pressure to the joint
    die Verbindung fest zusammendrücken
  • 2 (oppression)
    Last Fem.
    Belastung Fem.
    mental pressure
    psychische Belastung
  • 3 (trouble)
    Druck Mask.
    under financial pressure
    finanziell unter Druck
    pressures at [one's] work
    berufliche Belastungen
    the finances of the company were under pressure
    die Firma stand [finanziell] unter Druck
  • 4 (urgency)
    Druck Mask.
    (of affairs) Dringlichkeit Fem.
    the pressure was on him
    er stand unter Zeitdruck
    he [positively] thrives under pressure
    er braucht den Druck [geradezu]
  • 5 (constraint)
    Druck Mask.
    Zwang Mask.
    put pressure on somebody
    jemanden unter Druck setzen
    be under a lot of pressure to do something
    stark unter Druck gesetzt werden, etwas zu tun
    put the pressure on
    die Daumenschrauben anlegen od. -setzen
    high pressure , → low pressure

transitive verb

  • 1 (coerce)pressure somebody into doing something
    jemanden [dazu] drängen, etwas zu tun
  • 2 [figurative] (apply pressure to)
    unter Druck setzen

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