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English Reference for atsuryoku (あつりょく)

Kanji
Kana
あつりょく
atsuryoku
Definitions
  1. noun physics pressure, stress
  2. coercion, arm-twisting
Example sentences
The heat is on the administration to come up with a new policy
Several politicians exerted strong pressure on the committee
External pressure grows ever more intense
He is really putting the squeeze on me
External pressure grows ever more intense
The bridge crashed under the pressure
He will never yield to the pressure of a politician
The pressure for tax reform is growing
The Prime Minister became all the more popular because he never gave way to pressure from the neighboring country
I didn't resist the pressure they forced on me
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