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Engelsk navneord: pest

1. pest (om tilstand) a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pestilence, pestis, plague


Mindre specifikke termerepidemic disease


Mere specifikke termerbubonic plague, glandular plague, pestis bubonica, plague pneumonia, pneumonic plague, pulmonic plague, septicemic plague

2. pest (om tilstand) any epidemic disease with a high death rate


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pestilence, plague


Mindre specifikke termerepidemic disease

3. pest (om person) a persistently annoying person


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)blighter, cuss, gadfly, pesterer


Mindre specifikke termerpersecutor, tormenter, tormentor


Mere specifikke termernudnick, nudnik

4. pest (om dyr) any unwanted and destructive insect or other animal that attacks food or crops or livestock etc.


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe sprayed the garden to get rid of pests.
Many pests have developed resistance to the common pesticides.


Mindre specifikke termeranimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna


Mere specifikke termervermin









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