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English Definitionpressure
Simplified Script压力
Traditional Script壓力
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄚ ㄌㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)aat3lik6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
to press; to push down; to keep under (control); pressure
power; force; strength; ability; strenuously; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
压迫yāpòto oppress; to repress; to constrict; oppression; stress (physics)
压缩yāsuōto compress; compression
压制yāzhìto suppress; to inhibit; to stifle
压抑yāyìto constrain or repress emotions; oppressive; stifling; depressing; repression
压榨yāzhàto press; to squeeze; to extract juice, oil etc by squeezing
Words With Same Tail Word    
努力nǔlìgreat effort; to strive; to try hard
能力nénglìcapability; ability
有力yǒulìpowerful; forceful; vigorous
用力yònglìto exert oneself physically
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