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presionar

Translation of presionar in English:

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

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