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vulnerable
used in Fast Food Nation

9 uses
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Definition
easily hurt or in need of help; or easily influenced or subject to temptation
  • Even the McDonald's Corporation is now vulnerable to the changing whims of consumers.
    p. 267.7
  • During the mid-1950s, high-level officials at the Pentagon worried that America's air defenses had become vulnerable to sabotage and attack.
    p. 1.4
  • In 1938, at the height of the Great Depression, Congress passed legislation to prevent employers from exploiting the nation's most vulnerable workers.
    p. 73.8
  • But even the most heavily guarded fast food restaurants remain vulnerable.
    p. 85.7
  • The homes looked solid and prosperous, gave no hint of their vulnerability, and had wonderful views.
    p. 133.8
  • Nevertheless, the recruiting efforts of the American meatpacking industry now target some of the most impoverished and most vulnerable groups in the Western Hemisphere.
    p. 162.7
  • The most vulnerable steps in a food production system are identified and then monitored.
    p. 208.5
  • Although the fast food chains have belatedly made food safety a priority, their production and distribution systems remain vulnerable to newly emerging foodborne pathogens.
    p. 221.8
  • Without the countervailing force of labor unions, companies will increasingly seek out and exploit the most vulnerable members of society.
    p. 266.1

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