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infest

verb [T] uk   us   /ɪnˈfest/
(of animals and insects that carry disease) to cause a problem by being present in large numbers: The barn was infested with rats.
infestation
noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˌɪn.fesˈteɪ.ʃən/
a flea infestation an infestation of cockroaches/head lice
Translations of “infest”
in Vietnamese tràn lan…
in Spanish infestar…
in Thai รังควาญ…
in Malaysian penuh dengan…
in French infester (de)…
in German plagen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (動物、害蟲等)大批出沒於,騷擾…
in Indonesian memenuhi…
in Russian наводнять, кишеть…
in Turkish (böcek, hayvan, ayrık otu) sarmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) (动物、害虫等)大批出没于,骚扰…
in Polish opanować…
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