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Now there is a more pressing issue. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And you've got to remember that fidelity wasn't the most pressing issue. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It’s opening corporations to accidental leakage of information, which is one of the most pressing concerns for CIOs currently. Computing (2010)The most pressing economic problem that Britain has is not the budget deficit or the current account deficit, but weak productivity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We find in him no answers to many of our most pressing questions. Christianity Today (2000)There were more pressing matters to attend to. SPICE: The History of a Temptation (2004)This sort of thing makes air planning nearly hopeless and crew fatigue a pressing problem. ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)This is one of the most pressing issues for our society. The Sun (2011)Your most pressing concern will be that this judgment will affect your credit rating. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The most pressing question in this regard is the future of aviation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The most pressing matter of all will be his future. The Sun (2006)The economy is the most pressing problem facing a new president. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The most pressing issue now is to secure new sources of crude. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The loss of a treasured chunk of sovereign territory is not its most pressing concern. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The more pressing question for both teams is how to find a cure. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She was too busy juggling pressing matters of work and home and family to check. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Obviously their pressing need is for more space. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Loneliness is fast emerging as one of the most pressing social problems of our time. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The most pressing issue is its suspected pursuit of the technology to build a nuclear bomb. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Hardly enough time for her brain to chum through the most pressing questions in world history. The Sun (2009)More pressing is the need to end the anarchy in the east before it becomes civil war. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But it was another chance missed to rectify many pressing problems. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Clubs were asked to identify the three most pressing issues facing their club. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Housing is a much more real and pressing concern. Times, Sunday Times (2013)At the boundaries come the most pressing questions. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)In the meantime, there are more pressing matters that ought to be holding their full attention. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'pressing'
British English: pressing ADJECTIVE
A pressing problem, need, or issue has to be dealt with immediately.
It is one of the most pressing problems facing this country.
Definition of pressing from the Collins English Dictionary
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