Die Übersetzung von "parasite" - Englisch-Portugiesisch-Wörterbuch


noun uk /ˈpær.ə.saɪt/ us /ˈper-/

an animal or plant that lives on or in another animal or plant of a different type and feeds from it

The older drugs didn’t deal effectively with the malaria parasite.

disapproving a person who is lazy and lives by other people working, giving them money, etc.

Financial speculators are parasites on the national economy.

(Die Übersetzung von "parasite" von Cambridge Englisch-Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)