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parasitic
British English: /parəˈsɪtɪk/
American English: /ˌpɛrəˈsɪdɪk/

Translation of parasitic in German:

adjective

  • 1 (Biology)
    parasitär (Pilz)
    be parasitic on
    schmarotzen in + Dat.
    (Pflanze)
    schmarotzen auf od. an + Dat.
  • 2 [figurative]
    schmarotzerisch
    schmarotzerhaft
    be parasitic on
    als Schmarotzer leben von

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