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pester powernoun [U]

uk   us   informal
the ​ability that ​children have to make ​theirparentsbuy something, by ​asking for it many ​times until they get it: Advertisers ​know how ​powerfulpesterpower can be.
(Definition of pester power from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pester powernoun [U]

uk   us   informal MARKETING
the ​ability of children to make their ​parentsbuy something, by ​asking for it many ​times until they get it: Advertisers know how powerful pester ​power can be.
(Definition of pester power from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pester power”
in Chinese (Simplified) 儿童消费力(儿童吵着父母亲购买东西的能力)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 纏功(兒童嚷著要父母親購買東西的能力)…
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