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press /pres/
  • danh từ
    • sự ép, sự nén, sự bóp, sự ấn
      • a press of the hand: cái bóp tay
      • to give something a slight press: bóp nhẹ cái gì, ấn nhẹ cái gì
    • sự đông đúc, sự chen chúc; đám đông chen chúc, đám đông xô lấn
      • to be lost in the press: bị lạc trong đám đông chen chúc
    • sự thúc ép, sự hối hả, sự tất bật
      • there is a great press of business: công việc hết sức hối hả tất bật
    • cuộc hỗn chiến, cuộc loạn đả (trong một trận đánh nhau)
    • cái ép; máy ép; máy nén bàn là
      • hydraulic press: máy ép dùng sức nước
    • máy in ((cũng) orinting press); nhà máy in; thuật in; sự in
      • in the press: đang in (sách...)
      • to send (go, come) to [the] press: đưa in, đem in
      • to correct the press: chữa những lỗi in
      • to sign for press: ký cho in
    • báo chí
      • freedom of the press: quyền tự do báo chí
      • to be favourably noticed by the press; to have a good press: được báo chí ca ngợi
    • tủ đóng vào tường; tủ đứng nhiều ngăn (để quần áo, sách vở...)
    • (hàng hải) sự căng hết
      • press of salt (canvas): sự căng hết buồm
  • ngoại động từ
    • ép, nép, bóp, ấn
      • to press grapes: ép nho
      • to press juice from (out of) orange: ép (vắt) cam lấy nước
      • to press the trigger of a gun: bóp cò súng
      • to press the button: ấn nút, bấm nút (cho máy chạy, bấm chuông điện...); (nghĩa bóng) khởi đầu, quyết định
      • to press clothes: là quần áo
    • ép chặt, ghì chặt, siết chặt, ôm chặt, bóp chặt
      • to press someone's hand: siết chặt tay ai
      • to press someone to one's heart: ôm chặt ai vào lòng
    • thúc ép, thúc bách, dồn ép
      • to press an attack: dồn dập tấn công
      • to press the enemy hard: dồn ép kẻ địch
      • to be hard pressed: bị thúc ép; bị lâm vào cảnh khó khăn o ép
      • to be pressed with questions: bị hỏi dồn
    • thúc giục, giục giã, khẩn hoản, nài ép (ai làm gì)
      • to press someone for something: nài ép ai lấy cái gì
      • to press someone to do something: thúc giục ai làm cái gì
      • to press a gilf upon someone: nài ép ai phải nhận món quà tặng
      • to press an opinion upon someone: ép ai phải theo ý kiến
    • nhấn mạnh
      • to press the question: nhấn mạnh vào vấn đề
    • đè nặng
      • to press the mind: đè nặng lên tâm trí
  • nội động từ
    • ép, bóp, ấn
      • to press on a button: ấn nút (điện...)
    • xúm xít, túm tụm, chen lấn, quây chặt lấy
      • to press round someone: xúm xít quanh ai, quây chặt lấy ai
    • thúc giục, thúc ép, thúc bách
      • time presses: thì giờ thúc bách
      • nothing remains that presses: không còn có gì thúc bách, không còn lại việc gì phải làm gấp
    • hối hả, vội vã, tất bật
      • to press through a crowd: hối hả chen lấn qua đám đông
    • (+ on, upon) đè nặng
      • to press upon one's mind: đè nặng lên tâm trí
    • to press down
      • ấn xuống, ép xuống, đè xuống
    • to press for
      • thúc giục, thúc bách, đòi hỏi thúc bách
    • to be pressed for money: túng quẫn
    • to be pressed for time: thiếu thì giờ, thì giờ eo hẹp
    • to press fowrad
      • hối hả, vội vã
    • to press on
      • to press foward
        • thúc giục, giục giã, thúc gấp
      • to press out
        • ép ra, vắt ra
      • to press up
        • xúm xít lại, túm tụm lại, quây chặt lại
    • danh từ
      • (sử học) sự bắt lính
      • ngoại động từ
        • (sử học) bắt (lính); (nghĩa bóng) lấy, tước đoạt
          • to press something into the service of...: tước đoạt cái gì để dùng cho...
        • trưng dụng (ngựa...)
    Concise Dictionary
    presses|pressed|pressingpres
    noun
    +newspaper writers and photographers
    +the state of demanding notice or attention
    +the gathering and publishing of news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    +a machine used for printing
    +a dense crowd of people
    +a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
    +clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use
    +any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids or compress solids
    +a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead
    +the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure
    verb
    +exert pressure or force to or upon
    +force or impel in an indicated direction
    +to be oppressive or burdensome
    +place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure
    +squeeze or press together
    +crowd closely
    +create by pressing
    +be urgent
    +exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for
    +press from a plastic
    +make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby
    +press and smooth with a heated iron
    +lift weights
    +ask for or request earnestly

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    v.
    1 subject to or exert pressure or force, force, push, impel, thrust, bear (on), weigh on or upon, jam, cram, crush; pressure or Brit also pressurize:
    The crowd was pressing against the door. Although hard pressed at first, we eventually won.
    2 squeeze, compress, depress, push:
    When the picture is in focus, press this button to release the shutter
    3 squeeze, crush, compress, mash:
    After harvesting, the grapes are pressed to extract the juice.
    4 iron, smooth, flatten, put through a mangle; steam:
    I shall have to press my jacket before going out to dinner.
    5 clasp, embrace, hug, hold (close or tight(ly)), take in one's arms, throw one's arms about or around, cleave to, Archaic clip:
    She pressed the child to her with great affection.
    6 constrain, urge, force, pressure, compel, demand, persuade, induce, prod, provoke, importune, beseech, ask, request, beg, entreat:
    They pressed me to tell where the money was hidden.
    7 crowd, flock, gather, mill, swarm, throng, seethe, cluster, congregate, meet, converge, huddle:
    The reporters pressed round the chancellor to catch every word.
    n.
    8 crowding, gathering, thronging, converging, convergence, crowd, throng, swarm, cluster, huddle, pack, herd, host, multitude, horde, mob, crush:
    When the doors opened, the huge press of people pushed onto the train
    9 urgency, haste, hurry, hustle, bustle, pressure, stress:
    The press of business required me to postpone my trip to Paris.
    10 the press.
    (a) newspapers, the papers, Fleet Street, the fourth estate, the media, the wire or news services, broadcasting, television, radio:
    The press will have a field-day when this news gets out.
    (b) newspaper people, newspapermen or newspaperwomen, newsmen or newswomen, reporters, correspondents, ladies or gentlemen of the press, journalists, commentators, paparazzi, Brit leader-writers, US editorial writers, Colloq news-hounds, Brit journos:
    The doors were opened and the press were invited in.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    newspapers
    1 (often the Press) [sing.+sing./pl. v.] newspapers and magazines: the local / national / foreign press + the popular / tabloid press (= smaller newspapers with a lot of pictures and stories of famous people) + The story was reported in the press and on television. + the music / sporting press (= newspapers and magazines about music / sport) + Unlike the American, the British press operates on a national scale. + the freedom of the Press / press freedom (= the freedom to report any events and express opinions) + The event is bound to attract wide press coverage (= it will be written about in many newspapers). + According to French press reports, three people have been killed.
    See also - GUTTER PRESS
    2 (the press, the Press) [sing.+sing./pl. v.] the journalists and photographers who work for newspapers and magazines: The Press was / were not allowed to attend the trial. + She has been harassed by the press, who desperately need a story.
    3 [sing., U] the type or amount of reports that newspapers write about sb/sth: The airline has had a bad press recently (= journalists have written unpleasant things about it). + The demonstration got very little press.
    publishing / printing
    4 [C, U] a machine for printing books, newspapers, etc.; the process of printing them: We were able to watch the books rolling off the presses. + These prices are correct at the time of going to press. + a story that is hot off the press (= has just appeared in the newspapers)
    See also - PRINTING PRESS, STOP PRESS
    5 [C] a business that prints and publishes books: Oxford University Press
    equipment for pressing
    6 [C] (especially in compounds) a piece of equipment that is used for creating pressure on things, to make them flat or to get liquid from them: a trouser press + a garlic press
    act of pushing
    7 [C, usually sing.] an act of pushing sth with your hand or with a tool that you are holding: He gave the bell another press. + Those shirts need a press (= with an iron).
    crowd
    8 [sing.] a large number of people or things competing for space or movement: the press of bodies all moving the same way + Among the press of cars he glimpsed a taxi.
    cupboard
    9 [C] (IrishE, ScotE) a large cupboard, usually with shelves, for holding clothes, books, etc.
    + verb
    push / squeeze
    1 ~ (sth/sb / yourself) against sth
    ~ sth to sth
    ~ sth together to push sth closely and firmly against sth; to be pushed in this way: [VN] She pressed her face against the window. + He pressed a handkerchief to his nose. + She pressed her lips together. + [V] His body was pressing against hers.
    2 to push or squeeze part of a device, etc. in order to make it work: [VN] to press a button / switch / key + [VN-ADJ] He pressed the lid firmly shut. + [V] [usually +adv./prep.] Press here to open. + She pressed down hard on the gas pedal.
    3 [VN] ~ sth into / onto sth to put sth in a place by pushing it firmly: He pressed a coin into her hand and moved on.
    4 [VN] to squeeze sb's hand or arm, especially as a sign of affection
    5 [V +adv./prep.] (of people in a crowd) to move in the direction mentioned by pushing: The photographers pressed around the royal visitors. + (figurative) A host of unwelcome thoughts were pressing in on him.
    try to persuade
    6 ~ sb (for sth)
    ~ sb (into sth / into doing sth) to make strong efforts to persuade or force sb to do sth: [VN] If pressed, he will admit that he knew about the affair. + The bank is pressing us for repayment of the loan. + [VN to inf] They are pressing us to make a quick decision.
    point / claim / case
    7 [VN] to express or repeat sth in a forceful way: I don't want to press the point, but you do owe me $200. + She is still pressing her claim for compensation. + They were determined to press their case at the highest level.
    make flat / smooth
    8 to make sth flat or smooth by using force or putting sth heavy on top: [VN] pressed flowers (= pressed between the pages of a book) + [VN-ADJ] Press the soil flat with the back of a spade.
    9 [VN] to make clothes smooth using a hot iron
    Synonym: IRON
    My suit needs pressing.
    fruit / vegetables
    10 [VN] to squeeze the juice out of fruit or vegetables by using force or weight
    metal
    11 [VN] to make sth from a material, using pressure: to press a CD + The car bodies are pressed out of sheets of metal.
    Idioms: press (the) flesh (informal) (of a famous person or politician) to greet people by shaking hands
    press sth home to get as much advantage as possible from a situation by attacking or arguing in a determined way: to press home an attack / an argument / a point + Simon saw she was hesitating and pressed home his advantage.
    press sb/sth into service to use sb/sth for a purpose that they were not trained or intended for because there is nobody or nothing else available: Every type of boat was pressed into service to rescue passengers from the sinking ferry.
    more at CHARGE n., PANIC BUTTON
    Phrasal Verbs: press ahead / on (with sth) to continue doing sth in a determined way; to hurry forward: The company is pressing ahead with its plans for a new warehouse. + 'Shall we stay here for the night?' 'No, let's press on.'
    press for sth to keep asking for sth: They continued to press for a change in the law.
    press sth on sb to try to make sb accept sth, especially food or drink, although they may not want it: She kept pressing cake on us.
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    1 media

    ADJ.

    foreign, international, local, national, provincial | gutter, popular, quality, tabloid | financial, music | free
    A free press is fundamental to democracy.

    PRESS + NOUN

    release, statement
    He issued a press statement insisting on his innocence.
    | coverage, report
    extensive press coverage of the event
    | cuttings
    He kept a scrapbook containing press cuttings of his concerts.
    | officer | photographer | agency | ad, advertisement | campaign | freedom

    PREP.

    in the ~
    There was no mention of the incident in the national press.

    PHRASES

    get/have a good/bad, etc. press
    His latest novel didn't get a very good press (= was not praised in the media).

    2 machine for printing

    ADJ.

    printing

    VERB + PRESS

    go to
    The newspaper goes to press at 6 o'clock.

    PRESS + VERB

    roll
    The presses are already rolling.

    PREP.

    in ~
    Their new book is in press.

    PHRASES

    hot off the press
    We've just received a copy of her latest book, hot off the press.

    verb

    1 push sth firmly

    ADV.

    firmly, hard
    She pressed down hard on the gas pedal.
    | gently, lightly | close/closely
    He pressed up closer against the wall, terrified of being seen.
    | back, down, forward, together, up
    The crowd pressed forward. She pressed her lips together.

    PREP.

    against
    She pressed her face against the window.
    | into
    Bella pressed her face into the pillow.
    | on
    She pressed on the doorbell.
    | to
    He pressed a finger gently to her lips.

    PHRASES

    press sth flat/open/shut
    He pressed the lid firmly shut.

    2 try to persuade sb

    ADV.

    strongly
    In the interview he strongly pressed his point of view.
    | consistently, continually, repeatedly | further | successfully

    VERB + PRESS

    continue to

    PREP.

    for
    The party will continue to press the case for a new electoral system.
    | on
    I did not press him further on the issue.

    3 iron sth

    PHRASES

    immaculately/neatly pressed
    his immaculately pressed suit
    PHRASAL VERBS press on

    ADV.

    blindly | boldly

    PREP.

    with
    They pressed boldly on with their plan.

    PHRASES

    press on regardless
    The weather was dreadful but we pressed on regardless.



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