Complete Definition of "illiterate"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ɪËlɪtÉɹÉt/
audio|en-us-illiterate.ogg|Audio (US)

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Unable to read and write, or having little formal education
  2. Having less than an expected standard of familiarity with language and literature
  3. Not conforming to prescribed standards of speech or writing

Antonyms
literate

Related terms
illiteracy

Translations
trans-top|Unable to read and write or having little formal education
Finnish: lukutaidoton (only unable to read)
Greek: t|el|αναλÏάβηÏοÏ|m|s|scGrek (analfávitos), t|el|αγÏάμμαÏοÏ|m|s|scGrek (agrámmatos)
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Korean: 문맹 (munmaeng)
Kurdish: KUchar|ÙÙâØ®ÙÛÙدÙâÙار
Polish: analfabeta m, analfabetka f
Russian: t+|ru|негÑамоÑнÑй|trn'egrámotnyj|scCyrl
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trans-top|Having less than an expected standard of familiarity with language and literature
Greek: t|el|αναλÏάβηÏοÏ|m|s|sc=Grek (analfávitos)
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Polish: analfabeta m, analfabetka f
Russian: безгÑамоÑнÑй (b'ezgrámotnyj), невежеÑÑвеннÑй (n'ev'éžestv'ennyj)
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trans-top|Not conforming to prescribed standards of speech or writing
Greek: t|el|αναλÏάβηÏοÏ|m|s|sc=Grek (analfávitos)
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Polish: analfabeta m, analfabetka f
Russian: безгÑамоÑнÑй (b'ezgrámotnyj), невежеÑÑвеннÑй (n'ev'éžestv'ennyj)
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ttbc|Chinese:
ttbc|Dutch: ongeletterd, analfabeet
ttbc|French: illettré m, illettrée f
ttbc|German: unwissend
ttbc|Italian: illetterato m, illetterata f
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ttbc|Japanese:

ttbc|Latin: illitteratus m, illitterata f, illitteratum n
ttbc|Portuguese: Iletrado, analfabeto, ignorante.
ttbc|Spanish: analfabeto m, analfabeta f
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Noun
en-noun

  1. an illiterate person, one not able to read

Translations
trans-top|an illiterate person
Greek: t|el|αναλÏάβηÏοÏ|m|sc=Grek (analfávitos)
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Kurdish: KUchar|ÙÙâØ®ÙÛÙدÙâÙار
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