vulnerable


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Synonyms for vulnerable

open to attack and capture because of a lack of protection

Antonyms for vulnerable

susceptible to criticism or persuasion or temptation

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capable of being wounded or hurt

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Then again, the EAC has to be seen giving people the opportunity to settle their debts before cutting them off; vulnerable customers with health problems, for whom having electricity is essential, would not be cut off.
Total quantity or scope: Services on the establishment of five health centers for vulnerable and carry out a campaign of awareness about their establishment and the rights of vulnerable groups within the project Improving access to justice.
Elaine Midwinter, npower Health Through Warmth scheme manager, comments: "With winter upon us, and temperatures set to plummet in the weeks ahead, it's important that people look out for the vulnerable in their communities.
A plant or an animal that is classified as vulnerable is not yet endangered but is expected to become endangered in the near future.
To test whether a system is vulnerable, you can try popping open a shell/terminal and running this command:
Leazes Homes plans to install sprinkler systems in all its new buildings, which accommodate the community's most vulnerable people.
He mentioned that National Disaster Management Act 2010 and National Disaster Risk Management Framework of Pakistan, 2007 desires to integrate the needs of vulnerable groups in planning and implementation at all levels.
FireEye researchers said the classified Heartbleed finder/detector apps that can be downloaded from Google Play store do not have the capability to uproot the vulnerable apps that have been downloaded.
Customers who are deemed to be vulnerable include people who:
It is just too easy to blame the poor, the out of work, the sick and the vulnerable, whilst the government claws back benefit payments without offering any real alternative to unemployment.
Too often the consumers in the most vulnerable positions are confronted with overly complex, inaccessible and unresponsive systems, making it impossible for them to get the best deals or resolve problems easily when things go wrong.
Statistics complied by Action for Children, the NSPCC and The Children's Society reveal that vulnerable families with children will be disproportionately affected by tax and benefit changes and significantly affected by other cuts in spending.
Calderdale Council has extended the contracts for The Women Centre Ltd, which provides support for vulnerable families affected by domestic violence, and Home Start, which works with vulnerable families.
The third edition of this nursing textbook contains new chapters on emerging vulnerable populations such as victims of sex trafficking.
The round table on Monday in Bishkek discussed medical assistance for vulnerable groups of the population, the press service of the Ministry of Health said.
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