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American English: /ˈpɛrəˌsaɪt/
British English: /ˈparəsʌɪt/

Translation of parasite in Spanish:


  • 1 (Botany, Zoology)
    Example sentences
    • These genes are essentially immune system genes and defend the host organism from parasites.
    • After all, more than half the species on Earth are parasites, and most organisms are host to a number of them.
    • Some water molds are parasites on other organisms; they may grow on the scales or eggs of fish, or on amphibians.
  • 2 (person)
    Example sentences
    • MPs, councillors and all their cronies are nothing more than scroungers, spongers, parasites.
    • They are literary parasites, the enemies of creativity and imagination.
    • They are all a pack of bludgers and parasites who pay no taxes but spend ours.
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