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Definition of pris

"pris" is probably misspelled. Trying prise instead Definition of prise

1. prise [ v ] to move or force, esp. in an effort to get something open
Examples: "The burglar jimmied the lock", "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"

Used in print:

(Alex Gordon, The Cipher....)

Now he was certain : the lock had not yielded to Muller 's collection of keys ; fresh scars showed that the door had been prized open .

Synonyms pry jimmy prise lever prize Related Terms open lever leverage crowbar loosen

2. prise [ v ] make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry
Examples: "They pried the information out of him"

Synonyms prise pry Related Terms extort nosiness

3. prise [ v ] regard highly; think much of
Examples: "I respect his judgement" "We prize his creativity"

Synonyms respect esteem value prise prize Related Terms disrespect disrespect see admire reverence think_the_world_of esteem deference value respecter

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