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All of this leaves them vulnerable to attack. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Camps holding a mixture of nationalities were especially vulnerable to abuse. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are times when it would be emotionally healthy to make yourself vulnerable and let people in. The Sun (2016)If neither side were vulnerable, the green light would be flashing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's also daunting and it makes you feel quite exposed and vulnerable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some youngsters are very vulnerable, especially if they have asthma. The Sun (2016)With two centre-halves you're vulnerable down the sides. The Sun (2017)Smaller companies tend to be more vulnerable to attacks because they often do not have in-house IT departments managing cybersecurity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The ludicrous aspect of the organisation makes it particularly vulnerable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is especially important for vulnerable older people. The Sun (2013)If they have a footprint in this country they are vulnerable to the law. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is especially true of the most vulnerable people. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They attacked them when they were exposed and vulnerable. Christianity Today (2000)The bank highlighted four companies that look particularly vulnerable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Pilot studies are especially vulnerable to being shelved. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet the thought of being emotionally vulnerable had him gripped with fear. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They should be caring about the vulnerable people using the machines. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The one exit we do have out is vulnerable to attack at any moment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Mars helps you to voice your feelings and show your vulnerable side - a ring may be the result. The Sun (2014)He looked vulnerable and the air was thick with talk of a snap election which Labour seemed destined to win. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I didn't feel exposed or vulnerable. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's ideal for vulnerable, exposed areas of skin. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In short, without air superiority mobile forces may be extremely vulnerable and air superiority can probably be guaranteed for only comparatively short periods of time. NATO's Changing Strategic Agenda (1990)
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Translations for 'vulnerable'
British English: vulnerable /ˈvʌlnərəbl/ ADJECTIVE
If someone or something is vulnerable to something, they have some weakness or disadvantage which makes them more likely to be harmed or affected by that thing.
Old people are particularly vulnerable members of our society.
- American English: vulnerable
- Arabic: عُرْضَةٌ ل
- Brazilian Portuguese: vulnerável
- Chinese: 易受伤害的
- Croatian: ranjiv
- Czech: zranitelný
- Danish: sårbar
- Dutch: kwetsbaar
- European Spanish: vulnerable
- Finnish: haavoittuvainen
- French: vulnérable
- German: verwundbar
- Greek: ευάλωτος
- Italian: vulnerabile
- Japanese: 傷つきやすい
- Korean: 취약한
- Norwegian: sårbar
- Polish: bezbronny
- European Portuguese: vulnerável
- Romanian: vulnerabil
- Russian: ранимый
- Spanish: vulnerable
- Swedish: sårbar
- Thai: ซึ่งบาดเจ็บได้ง่าย อ่อนแอ
- Turkish: savunmasız
- Ukrainian: вразливий
- Vietnamese: dễ bị tổn thương
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