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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
I didn't resist the pressure they forced on me
External pressure grows ever more intense
The heat is on the administration to come up with a new policy
He yielded to pressure
Human rights groups are putting pressure on authoritarian governments
Trading partners are leaning on Japan to clarify its trade policy
He is really putting the squeeze on me
External pressure grows ever more intense
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