Translation of presionar in English:

presionar

vt

vi

  • to put on the pressure el equipo presionó sin lograr el empate the team put on the pressure o/or put pressure on their opponents but failed to tie the game presionar sobre algo/algn to put pressure on sth/sb, bring pressure to bear on sth/sb [formal] presionaron sobre las autoridades para que abrieran la frontera the authorities were put under pressure o/or pressure was brought to bear on the authorities to open the border

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Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.