pest

Definitions

General English

  • noun a plant, animal or insect which causes problems
  • noun a person who annoys someone

Agriculture

  • noun an organism that carries disease or harms plants or animals
  • noun the name given to some diseases, e.g. fowl pest

Human Resources

  • (written as PEST)
    an analysis of the environment in which a company works, under the heading of political economic, social, technical.
  • acronym forpolitical, economic, social, technical
    (written as PEST)

Medical

  • noun an animal which carries disease, attacks plants and animals and harms or kills them

Health Economics

  • acronym forParameter Estimation by Sequential Testing
    (written as PEST)
  • PEST is a method for eliciting responses from subjects in experimental situations, for example, when measuring quality-adjusted life-years.
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