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pression

English translation of pression

pressure

The French word for 'pressure' is 'pression'. It can be used in various contexts, just like in English. For example, it can denote physical pressure, such as atmospheric pressure ('pression atmosphérique'), or metaphorical pressure, such as work pressure ('pression au travail'). It is pronounced as 'pre-ssion' in French. Like its English counterpart, it is a common term used in everyday conversation, in scientific contexts, as well as idiomatic expressions.


Example sentences using: pression

Je suis sous une forte pression au travail.

English translation of Je suis sous une forte pression au travail.

I am under a lot of pressure at work.

This sentence speaks about being under intense mental or emotional strain, referred to as 'pressure' in English and 'pression' in French. It is often used in the context of occupational stress.

La pression des pneus est trop basse.

English translation of La pression des pneus est trop basse.

The tire pressure is too low.

This sentence refers to the physical pressure inside the tires of a vehicle. If it's too low, it can affect the performance and safety of the vehicle. 'Pression' in French can also refer to physical pressure similar to English.

La pression atmosphérique diminue avec l'altitude.

English translation of La pression atmosphérique diminue avec l'altitude.

Atmospheric pressure decreases with altitude.

In this context, 'pression' refers to the weight of the atmosphere pressing down on the Earth's surface. It decreases as one moves higher above sea level - a fact commonly noted in meteorology.

Il faut mettre la pression sur le gouvernement pour qu'il agisse.

English translation of Il faut mettre la pression sur le gouvernement pour qu'il agisse.

We need to put pressure on the government to act.

Here, 'pression' refers to the force or influence that is applied to persuade someone to do something, in this case, referring to the government.

La pression du public a forcé l'entreprise à changer ses pratiques.

English translation of La pression du public a forcé l'entreprise à changer ses pratiques.

Public pressure forced the company to change its practices.

In this example, 'pression' refers to the persuasion or influence the public can have on an organization, resulting in a change in its behavior or actions.

La pression sanguine élevée peut causer des problèmes de santé.

English translation of La pression sanguine élevée peut causer des problèmes de santé.

High blood pressure can cause health problems.

In the field of medicine, 'pression' is used to refer to blood pressure, a measure of the force of blood against the walls of the arteries.

Il a une pression sur la poitrine.

English translation of Il a une pression sur la poitrine.

He has pressure on his chest.

This sentence speaks about experiencing a feeling of tightness or weight on one's chest. This sensation is described as 'pressure' in English or 'pression' in French.

La pression de la concurrence a influencé notre stratégie d'entreprise.

English translation of La pression de la concurrence a influencé notre stratégie d'entreprise.

The pressure of competition influenced our business strategy.

In this context, 'pressure' or 'pression' refers to the competitive force or demand that affects an organization's operations or decisions.

La pression de l'eau dans cette région est faible.

English translation of La pression de l'eau dans cette région est faible.

The water pressure in this area is low.

In this sentence, 'pression' refers to the force with which water moves through pipes or other channels, commonly termed as 'water pressure' in English.

La pression du vent était si forte qu'elle a renversé l'arbre.

English translation of La pression du vent était si forte qu'elle a renversé l'arbre.

The wind pressure was so strong that it knocked down the tree.

This sentence refers to the physical force exercised by the wind. Similar to its English counterpart 'pressure', 'pression' in French can also refer to the force or strength with which something is done.

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