how to pronounce vulnerability


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vulnerability is pronounced in six syllables

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An example use of vulnerability in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… that there is vulnerability around …”

meanings of vulnerability


  1. A specific weakness in the protections or defences surrounding someone or something.
  2. Susceptibility to attack or injury; the state or condition of being weak or poorly defended.
  3. A weakness which allows an attacker to reduce a system's security.

vulnerability frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word vulnerability occurs in english on average 5.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics vulnerability can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that vulnerability can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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