soft target

noun

: a target that can be attacked easily because it does not have military defenses
hospitals, schools, and other soft targets
often used figuratively
elderly people who are a soft target for criminals

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“Soft target.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soft%20target. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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