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English definition of “weakness”

weakness

noun     /ˈwiːknəs/
[U] a situation in which someone or something is at a low level or is not strong or successful : weakness against sth The dollar's weakness against the Euro has made European goods more expensive here. weakness in sth Weakness in the economy is accelerating . She is concerned by the weakness of Europe's single currency .
[C] a particular part or quality of someone or something that is not good or effective : A smart management team knows its company's strengths and weaknesses. There are definite weaknesses in their security arrangements . His main weakness is his inability to delegate .
(Definition of weakness noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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