Definition of 'illiteracy'
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Biblical illiteracy is running rampant within many contexts. Christianity Today (2000)Price controls are economic illiteracy but people like them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She had already chosen the subject for her next campaign: adult illiteracy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Nobody wants to listen to genuine grievances about poverty, illiteracy and unemployment in the face of a real threat to the country. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Not all parents could do this, of course; adult illiteracy was a problem then as now. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Used Occasionally. illiteracy is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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