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verb [transitive] infest pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈfest/
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present tense
present participleinfesting
past tenseinfested
past participleinfested
  1. 1
    if animals or insects infest a place, there are very many of them in it, so that they might cause damage or disease
    be infested by/with something:

    The entire house was infested with mice.

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