Translation of presionar in English:

presionar

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • 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

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day sorbete
m
sherbet …
Cultural fact of the day

The National Police (Policía Nacional) was set up in Spain in 1976. Its members patrol provincial capitals and big cities, which are responsible for its finance, administration, and recruitment. Although armed, it has never been considered a repressive force, unlike the Guardia Civil.