Definition of functionally illiterate in English:
Lacking the literacy necessary for coping with most jobs and many everyday situations.
- A recent video released by the American Medical Association reported that about onehalf of Americans have low health literacy and one-fifth are functionally illiterate.
- Many were illiterate or functionally illiterate in Spanish.
- Several of these parents were either illiterate or functionally illiterate in Spanish and did not speak English.
Definition of functionally illiterate in:
- US English dictionary
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