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It was a weak spot in any nation to have a large body of disaffected people within its confusion.
Zora Neale Hurston

Meaning of "weak spot" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WEAK SPOT

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WHAT DOES WEAK SPOT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of weak spot in the English dictionary

The definition of weak spot in the dictionary is some aspect of a character or situation that is susceptible to criticism. Other definition of weak spot is a flaw in a person's knowledge.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WEAK SPOT

weak
weak force
weak interaction
weak link
weak nuclear force
weak nuclear interaction
weak point
weak sister
weak verb
weak-kneed
weak-kneedly
weak-kneedness
weak-minded
weak-mindedly
weak-mindedness
weak-willed
weaken
weakener
weakening
weaker sex

WORDS THAT END LIKE WEAK SPOT

beauty spot
black spot
blind spot
cold spot
flat spot
G-spot
high spot
hot spot
leaf spot
liver spot
on the spot
penalty spot
picnic spot
slow spot
soft spot
spot
sweet spot
tight spot
trouble spot
yellow spot

Synonyms and antonyms of weak spot in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «weak spot» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WEAK SPOT

Find out the translation of weak spot to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of weak spot from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «weak spot» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

弱点
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

punto débil
570 millions of speakers

English

weak spot
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कमजोर जगह
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بقعة ضعيفة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

слабое место
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ponto fraco
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দুর্বল স্থান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

point faible
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tempat yang lemah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schwachstelle
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

弱点
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

약점
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lemah titik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

điểm yếu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பலவீனமான இடம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कच्चा दुवा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

zayıf nokta
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

punto debole
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

słaby punkt
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

слабке місце
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

punct slab
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αδύνατο σημείο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

swak plek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

svag punkt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

svake punkt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of weak spot

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WEAK SPOT»

The term «weak spot» is regularly used and occupies the 91.089 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WEAK SPOT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about weak spot

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3 QUOTES WITH «WEAK SPOT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word weak spot.
1
John Heisman
When you find your opponent's weak spot, hammer it.
2
Anthony Hopkins
My weak spot is laziness. Oh, I have a lot of weak spots: cookies, croissants.
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Zora Neale Hurston
It was a weak spot in any nation to have a large body of disaffected people within its confusion.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WEAK SPOT»

Discover the use of weak spot in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to weak spot and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cleaning and Surface Conditioning Technology in ...
Knowing the average value of Aevent and the Poisson fitting coefficients for each damage- clustering distribution of Figure 2, the weak spot density (Dweakspot) and the damage event coverage are calculated from the equations [2] and [3].
Takeshi Hattori, 2007
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Motivational Speaker2: The Lost Ring
The weak spot is just a spot on the whole of you but it matters more than a spot because it can bring down all your strong parts down. Your spiritual pillar of strength is supported by your natural pillars of support and when one falls the whole ...
Tilawan, 2012
3
Physical Testing of Textiles
Therefore the longer the length of material that is stressed, the greater will be the probability of finding a weak spot within the test length. The value of strength measured will then be that of the weak spot and not an average value for the whole ...
B P Saville, 1999
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Self-Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis of Materials
There then follows a small spike, which is due to the weak spot emitted from the strong/weak — * strong/weak interaction at site C. The weak spot participating in this interaction ultimately emerges from the strong/strong — * weak/weak ...
Anatoli A. Borisov, Luigi T. De Luca, Alexander G. Merzhanov, 2002
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Liquids Under Negative Pressure: Proceedings of the NATO ...
It must be pointed out that the source of a negative pressure in a weak spot is the volume deficiency which increases with the progression of crystallization. The progression of crystallization can then be defined as the ratio of momentary ...
A.R. Imre, H.J. Maris, P.R. Williams, 2002
6
Technology of Integrated Circuits
3.4.14 a-d. Illustration of how a weak spot in an SiO2 film can degrade during a processing stage that introduces charge to the poly-Si electrode (e.g. plasma etching). a Oxide thinning at the weak spot by 10 % is assumed, b the tunnel current ...
D. Widmann, H. Mader, H. Friedrich, 2000
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Winning Job Interviews: Reduce Interview Anxiety, Outprepare ...
Roadblock #10: Self-doubt, defensiveness, and the myth of the perfect job candidate Every human being has a weak spot. It may be real or imagined, it may be in your education, your work history, your appearance, your skills, or your ...
Paul Powers, 2008
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Government Without Taxes: Operating For-profit and Paying ...
Operating For-profit and Paying Dividends to Its Owners : the Constitution for Capitalism Donald Kirchinger. THE WEAK SPOT There never was a good war or a bad peace. "Why, of course the people don't want war. Why should some poor ...
Donald Kirchinger, 2005
9
Red Hat: Cheyenne Blue Sky Maker and Keeper of the Sacred Arrows
And when his brother came around again, he asked his brother: "Ask your sister where is her weak spot, you must ask her for her weak spot. So we try to get away from her." His brother went and left, killed another rabbit for her. And so this ...
Renate Schukies, Edward Red Hat, Bill Red Hat, 1993
10
Getting Closer to God
#188 Jealousy: A Spiritual Weak Spot as Well as Insecurity Often when we are jealous of another person, when we realize we are jealous we define it as insecurity and ask God's help in removing it. However, we should look further to the ...
William Jeynes, Bill Jeynes, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WEAK SPOT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term weak spot is used in the context of the following news items.
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Burglars take advantage of weak spot in home security
"Criminals know it's one of the weakest spots in the home," said Steve Barron of Designer Door & Window in Plano. In this latest rash of burglaries of ... «WFAA, Jul 15»
2
Why Your Next Rental Car Will Be a Camry or Cruze
The U.S. auto industry is on a roll by most accounts, with industry volume sizzling and profits riding high on a SUV and pickup-truck boom. There is a weak spot, ... «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»
3
Tough brain tumors may have a weak spot
Some brain tumors are notoriously difficult to treat. Whether surgically removed, zapped by radiation, or infiltrated by chemotherapy drugs, they find a way to ... «Futurity: Research News, Jun 15»
4
Martin O'Malley Sees A Clinton Weak Spot On Immigration. Can He …
WASHINGTON -- The Martin O'Malley campaign knows most voters don't know who Martin O'Malley is. So O'Malley, the former Maryland governor who entered ... «Huffington Post, Jun 15»
5
Ted Cruz Has a Surprising Weak Spot in the Money Race
But a review of Cruz's campaign finances shows surprising weakness when it comes to small donors. Contributors giving Cruz less than $200 per election cycle ... «Bloomberg, Mar 15»
6
Kansas City's startup season targets the economy's weak spot
Kirk French first pitched his new business concept to a soccer dad during a party for an under-15 boys team he coached. “I said I got this idea,” French recalled. «Kansas City Star, Mar 15»
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'Weak spot' in Arrow 2 missile defense system now rectified, say …
“A weak spot was identified in the system that had no influence on the current range of Arrow 2 capabilities that are operational. The repair was successful.” «Jerusalem Post Israel News, Feb 15»
8
Terrorism's weak spot: Hope
The centerpiece of a national security strategy is to isolate and exploit an enemy's vulnerable “center of gravity.” Carl von Clausewitz, the 19th-century Prussian ... «Washington Post, Jan 15»
9
China Manufacturing Sector Still Weak, HSBC China PMI Shows
BEIJING—China's manufacturing sector strengthened slightly at the start of the year, according to a measure released Friday, but remains in a weak spot. «Wall Street Journal, Jan 15»
10
Rogers targets england's weak spots
The flagship Test series may be six months away, with a Tri-Series involving both sides and a World Cup taking precedence for the time being, but the ... «Daily Mail, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Weak spot [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/weak-spot>. Aug 2019 ».
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