Definition of soft target in English:

soft target

Syllabification: soft tar·get

noun

A person or thing that is relatively unprotected or vulnerable, especially to military or terrorist attack.
More example sentences
  • Currently, enemy guerrilla forces identify soft targets or small combat patrols as ambush targets.
  • In the future, I think we can expect to see attacks on both military and civilian soft targets by our enemies.
  • By his definition terrorist attacks on soft targets could not be regarded as war.

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