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Synonyms for pressing
ˈprɛs ɪŋpress·ing

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  1. pressing

    urgent compulsory, importunate

    unimportant, slight, trivial, light

Princeton's WordNet

  1. press, pressure, pressingnoun

    the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure

    "he gave the button a press"; "he used pressure to stop the bleeding"; "at the pressing of a button"

    insistence, pressure level, military press, closet, force per unit area, public press, press, imperativeness, air pressure, crush, atmospheric pressure, wardrobe, printing press, pressure sensation, mechanical press, pressure, insistency, jam

    pleading, imploring, beseeching

  2. pressingadjective

    a metal or plastic part that is made by a mechanical press

    pressure, press

    imploring, pleading, beseeching

  3. pressing, urgentadjective

    compelling immediate action

    "too pressing to permit of longer delay"; "the urgent words `Hurry! Hurry!'"; "bridges in urgent need of repair"


    imploring, pleading, beseeching

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pressingadjective

    urgent, importunate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pressingadjective

    urgent, importunate, exigent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pressing":

    urgent, compelling, acute, imperative, pulsar, immediate, pushing, dire, press

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  1. Chris Cummings:

    London faces stiff challenges from other established centres, not just New York and the likes of Singapore, but also emerging centres in Asia, the Middle East and Africa. But it is the future of the UK's relationship with the EU which is arguably the most pressing issue.

  2. Eric Schmitt:

    After finding documentation of a collusive relationship between the Biden Administration and social media companies to censor free speech, we immediately filed a motion to get these officials under oath, it is high time we shine a light on this censorship enterprise and force these officials to come clean to the American people, and this ruling will allow us to do just that. We’ll keep pressing for the truth.

  3. Khaled Dawoud:

    We have very little hope... but we have no option except to keep pressing, without justice there cannot be stability.

  4. Julian Evans-Pritchard:

    The PBOC seems to have decided The PBOC now has a more pressing problem : the latest data show lacklustre economic momentum in July and a slowdown in credit growth, which has been less responsive to policy easing than during previous economic downturns.

  5. Andrew Robertson:

    What can I say? Did I expect that? No. What we did in the last third was insane. Pressing high, winning balls, scored wonderful goals. We started incredibly well and stopped playing football. We controlled the game after the fifth, it was not about scoring more, just trying to get out without more injuries. … The result is insane, I asked if there was one like this in history and if there isn’t then it will take a while. The players put a nice piece in the book.

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