put stress on sth

put stress on sth
place/lay/put stress on sth
if an official speech or report places, lays, or puts stress on something, it emphasizes it: »

We should develop a more dynamic conception of equality, placing more stress on opportunity.

Main Entry: stress

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  • lay/put stress on sth — place/lay/put stress on sth ► if an official speech or report places, lays, or puts stress on something, it emphasizes it: »We should develop a more dynamic conception of equality, placing more stress on opportunity. Main Entry: ↑stress …   Financial and business terms

  • place/lay/put stress on sth — ► if an official speech or report places, lays, or puts stress on something, it emphasizes it: »We should develop a more dynamic conception of equality, placing more stress on opportunity. Main Entry: ↑stress …   Financial and business terms

  • lay stress on sth — place/lay/put stress on sth ► if an official speech or report places, lays, or puts stress on something, it emphasizes it: »We should develop a more dynamic conception of equality, placing more stress on opportunity. Main Entry: ↑stress …   Financial and business terms

  • place stress on sth — place/lay/put stress on sth ► if an official speech or report places, lays, or puts stress on something, it emphasizes it: »We should develop a more dynamic conception of equality, placing more stress on opportunity. Main Entry: ↑stress …   Financial and business terms

  • stress — [stres] noun [uncountable] continuous feelings of worry about your work or personal life, that prevent you from relaxing: • a stress related illness (= one caused by stress ) • She s been under stress at work. • a stress management consultant …   Financial and business terms

  • put — verb past tense putpresent participle putting MOVE STH 1 (transitive always + adv/prep) to move something from one place or position into another, especially using your hands: put sth in/on/there etc: Put those bags on the table. | You should put …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • put — verb past tense putpresent participle putting MOVE STH 1 (transitive always + adv/prep) to move something from one place or position into another, especially using your hands: put sth in/on/there etc: Put those bags on the table. | You should put …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • stress — stress1 W3S3 [stres] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(worry)¦ 2¦(force)¦ 3¦(importance)¦ 4¦(word/music)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: distress] 1.) ¦(WORRY)¦ [U and C] continuous feelings of worry about your work or personal life, that prevent you from relaxing …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stress — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 state of tension ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, extreme, great, high, incredible, intense, severe ▪ Separation is a time of high emotional stress …   Collocations dictionary

  • Put — An option granting the right to sell the underlying futures contract. Opposite of a call. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. put put 1 [pʊt] verb put PTandPP putting PRESPART …   Financial and business terms

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