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- v. Alternative spelling of pressurize.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. maintain a certain pressure
- v. increase the pressure in or of
- v. increase the pressure on a gas or liquid
I guess the powers that be could pressurise local service providers, but if they start cutting off broadband connections willy-nilly, neighbourhood Wi-Fi "theft" will skyrocket.
This is a "campaign of illegality designed to pressurise EDO to cease its lawful business" and has led to a series of convictions of campaigners, according to the police.
Searaser uses the rise and fall of a large float to pressurise water, but unlike other wave power technologies does not generate the electricity in the hostile environment of the ocean.
Don't pressurise women who don't want to breastfeed but we should start focusing more on those women who do want to and try to help them pull it off and make it more normal for everyone.
With Swaziland economically reliant on its powerhouse neighbor, South Africa, the latter is ideally placed to capitalize on this momentum and pressurise Mswati to reform.
He is clear that our current patterns of environmental exploitation are not sustainable, but hopes that a sufficiently conscious public will be able to pressurise its leaders into taking action.
If the SFA now attempts to pressurise gifted young Scots not to participate in such a life-affirming event then Fifa should investigate its behaviour and ban those officials found guilty.
We get the growth we want by focusing on: creating the right initial conditions (such as low inequality); reducing entry barriers for new, small businesses; setting key prices at appropriate levels (as with carbon production); and adopting stronger transparency mechanisms to allow society to pressurise corporations.
He refused to let the £10m transfer fee pressurise him and the only critic he took any notice of was his father.
What gives the force the right to pressurise officers to give support to their political causes?
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