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Definition of non-literate in English:

adjective

Unable to read or write: non-literate cultures
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  • The bonded workers, frequently non-literate, have no choice but to depend on the word of the employer about when the loans are finally paid off.
  • A traditionally non-literate culture has a strong understanding of learning things by memory.
  • The methods of secular musicians, whose traditions were largely non-literate, were doubtless more informal, though in the 15th century a repertory of courtly dances based on written cantus firmi developed: the bassadanza or basse danse and associated forms.

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