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noun
  1. The application of pressure by a press or other means.
  2. A metal or plastic part made with a press.
  3. The process of improve, improving the appearance of clothing by removing creases with a press or an iron.
  4. The extraction of juice from fruit using a press.
  5. A phonograph record; a number of records pressed at the same time.
  6. urgent, Urgent insistence.
verb
  1. (present participle of, press)
adjective
  1. Needing urgent attention.
    • 1841, w:Charles_Dickens, Charles Dickens, Barnaby Rudge, ch. 75,
    • :"I come on business."Private," he added, with a glance at the man who stood looking on, "and very business."
      1. insistent, Insistent, earnest, or persistent.
    • 1891, w:Oscar_Wilde, Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, ch. 2,
    • :You are very , Basil, but I am afraid I must go.
    • 1908, w:Joseph_Conrad, Joseph Conrad, "The Duel,"
    • :He was and persuasive.

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