Definition of high-pressure adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌhaɪ ˈpreʃə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌhaɪ ˈpreʃər//
    [only before noun]
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  1. 1that involves aggressive ways of persuading somebody to do something or to buy something high-pressure sales techniques
  2. 2that involves a lot of worry and anxiety synonym stressful a high-pressure job
  3. 3using or containing a great force of a gas or a liquid a high-pressure water jet
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