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malleable

adjective uk   /ˈmæl.i.ə.bl̩/ us  
describes a substance that is easily changed into a new shape: Lead and tin are malleable metals.Flexible, loose and yielding easily influenced, trained, or controlled: He had an actor's typically malleable features. Europe saw its colonies as a source of raw material and a malleable workforce.ChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently
malleability
noun [U] uk   /ˌmæl.i.əˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.t̬i/
Weakness and vulnerabilityFlexible, loose and yielding
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