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high-pressure

adjective
     
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high-pressure [only before noun]
1 a high-pressure job or situation is one in which you need to work very hard [= stressful]
2

high-pressure sales/selling methods etc

very direct and often successful ways of persuading people to buy something:
high-pressure sales techniques
3TZ containing or using a very high pressure or force of water, gas, air etc:
high-pressure hoses

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