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Definition of high-pressure adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1that involves a lot of worry and anxiety synonym stressful a high-pressure job
  2. 2that involves aggressive ways of persuading someone to do something or to buy something high-pressure sales techniques
  3. 3using or containing a great force of a gas or a liquid a high-pressure water-jet
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: high-pressure

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