Definition of pressure point noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    pressure point

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  1. 1 a place on the surface of the body that is sensitive to pressure, for example where an artery can be pressed against a bone to stop the loss of blood
  2. 2a place or situation where there is likely to be trouble a new political pressure point
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