Definition of 'illiterate'
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At least he was able to sign his name, and bluff people into believing he was not illiterate when collecting dole or wages. THE OPEN DOOR (2002)Of course, I'm just an illiterate law student, so I'm probably not best qualified to give you an opinion. LOVE YOU MADLY (2002)Only those in the Grove blind or illiterate failed to read the revelations brought on by drugs and beauty. THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2002)
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British English: illiterate /ɪˈlɪtərɪt/ ADJECTIVE
Someone who is illiterate cannot read or write.
Many people are illiterate.
- American English: illiterate
- Arabic: أُمِّيٌّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: analfabeto
- Chinese: 不识字的
- Croatian: nepismen
- Czech: negramotný
- Danish: analfabetisk
- Dutch: analfabeet
- European Spanish: analfabeto
- Finnish: lukutaidoton
- French: analphabète
- German: ungebildet
- Greek: αγράμματος
- Italian: analfabeta
- Japanese: 読み書きのできない
- Korean: 문맹의
- Norwegian: ikke lese- og skrivekyndig
- Polish: niepiśmienny
- European Portuguese: analfabeto
- Romanian: analfabet
- Russian: неграмотный
- Spanish: analfabeto
- Swedish: analfabet
- Thai: ไม่สามารถอ่านและเขียนได้
- Turkish: okuma yazması olmayan
- Ukrainian: неписьменний
- Vietnamese: mù chữ
British English: illiterate NOUN
An illiterate is someone who is illiterate.
...a subclass of illiterates.
Definition of illiterate from the Collins English Dictionary
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