There are 2 translations of pressure in Spanish:

pressure1

Pronunciation: /ˈpreʃər; ˈpreʃə(r)/

n

  • 2 u (influence, force) presión (f) to work under pressure trabajar bajo presión they are under pressure to accept the offer los están presionando para que acepten la oferta the government is under pressure from the unions los sindicatos están presionando al gobierno he confessed under pressure from the police confesó presionado por la policía to bring pressure to bear on sb ejercer* presión sobre algn they are bringing pressure to bear on the government to reform the law están ejerciendo presión sobre el gobierno para que reforme la ley to put pressure on sb presionar a algn they are putting pressure on the workers to accept the offer están presionando a los obreros para que acepten la oferta to put/pile on the pressure [colloquial/familiar] apretar* los tornillos [familiar/colloquial]
  • 3 u c (demands, stress) pressure of work prevents me from coming no puedo asistir por razones de trabajo the pressures of city life las presiones or las tensiones a las que somete la vida urbana I've been under a lot of pressure recently últimamente he estado muy agobiado the new road has taken the pressure off the town center la nueva carretera ha descongestionado el centro de la ciudad

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 2 translations of pressure in Spanish:

pressure2

vt

  • presionar to pressure sb to + inf presionar a algn para que + subj Congress is pressuring him to accept a compromise el congreso lo está presionando para que transijato pressure sb into -ing he was pressured into withdrawing from the competition lo presionaron hasta que se retiró del concurso

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Word of the day cátedra
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Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.