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weakness
American English: /ˈwiknəs/
British English: /ˈwiːknəs/

Translation of weakness in Spanish:

noun

  • 2 countable 2.1 (weak point — in structure, policy)
    (— in person's character) flaqueza (feminine)
    punto (masculine) débil or [colloquial] flaco
    we all have our weaknesses
    todos tenemos nuestras debilidades
    2.2 (liking) chocolate is one of my weaknesses
    el chocolate es una de mis flaquezas
    tengo debilidad por el chocolate
    to have a weakness for something
    tener debilidad por algo
    Example sentences
    • You know, we all have our strengths and our weaknesses, our faults and our abilities.
    • We know each other's faults and weaknesses and complement each other.
    • There are actually numerous ways to intercept packets in Windows, each with their own disadvantages and weaknesses.
    Example sentences
    • I've always had a weakness for the company of good-looking men.
    • I invest quite a lot of money for my children, but I also have a definite weakness for shoes - I can't resist them.

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