pressed

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Verb[edit]

pressed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of press

Adjective[edit]

pressed (comparative more pressed, superlative most pressed)

  1. Under strain or deprivation
    The staff was even more pressed for useful intelligence about the enemy's intentions than it was about the enemy's capabilities.
    He found himself hard pressed.
  2. (nautical) recruited by a press gang

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