noun (illiterac, ies, -)
(uncountable) The inability to read.
- Illiteracy is widespread in certain areas of the country.
(uncountable) The portion of a population unable to read, generally given as a percentage.
(countable) A word, phrase or grammatical turn thought to be characteristic of an illiterate person.
Etymology: From the Latin litteratus
- Spanish: analfabetismo
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