Vulnerable to attack; not impregnable: the fort’s pregnable approaches
More example sentences
- They are more pregnable than banks; and routine deliveries of cash for pensions or benefit payouts makes it easier to plan a robbery.
- Are our cities' public transportation systems pregnable to attack?
late Middle English: from Old French prenable, literally 'takable', from Latin prehendere 'seize'. The g was sometimes written in French, perhaps indicating palatal n, but has come to be pronounced as a separate sound in English.
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