verb (used with object), pres·sured, pres·sur·ing.
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In stepping into the solo CEO role, the 33-year-old Tenev will be under considerable pressure to show Robinhood is built for the long term—pressure that will only increase once the company goes public.
Fritillaria delavayi from regions that experience greater harvesting pressure are more camouflaged than those from less harvested areas, researchers report November 20 in Current Biology.These plants seem like they’re trying to hide from people|Jonathan Lambert|November 20, 2020|Science News
Executives are free to sell, and they’re not under any pressure whatsoever to deliver results.IPOs, SPACs, and direct listings: Silicon Valley opens the doors to more investors|matthewheimer|November 20, 2020|Fortune
All of these factors could put pressure on Clayton’s Democratic successor.The U.S. is pushing ahead with its threat to delist Chinese companies|Claire Zillman, reporter|November 18, 2020|Fortune
One media buyer noted that much of the near-term planning is dependent on brands having the necessary data to be able to change course on a dime and that the shift in mindset could put pressure on data and reporting teams.‘Moving to a new mentality’: Marketers, media buyers focus on near-term planning to continue for the foreseeable future|Kristina Monllos|November 11, 2020|Digiday
So much of what is considered “romantic” is actually inappropriate, pressuring, or unnerving.
Next target: Pressuring Federal Express to remove its name from the stadium.So Redskins Sponsor FedEx Is OK With That Racist Team Name, Too?|Michael Tomasky|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes this amounts to nothing more than pressuring friends into listening to a song we desperately love.The ‘SNL’ Race Controversy: Why Leslie Jones Can Say What She Likes|Phoebe Robinson|May 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He said it to both the sisters, but Shelley felt he was pressuring her.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis|Richard Ben Cramer|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Minutes after arriving in the compound Elkin was surrounded by worshipers, students and mosque guards, pressuring him to leave.
You're holding our radioactives off the market, pressuring the government for a price rise which it can't afford.Medal of Honor|Dallas McCord Reynolds
I hope you didn't think I was probing into your personal affairs or pressuring you too severely.Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Five is somewhat better, the sky is pressuring evening and, by six, is big with shadows that foresee the coming dark.The Land of Look Behind|Paul Cameron Brown