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American English: /ɪ(l)ˈlɪdərət/
British English: /ɪˈlɪt(ə)rət/

Translation of illiterate in Spanish:


  • 1 (unable to read or write)
    Example sentences
    • In Uganda, among those aged fifteen years and over, about 50 percent are illiterate (unable to read or write).
    • Children were not allowed to attend public schools and many were illiterate; reading and writing being ‘unnatural’ technologies that would corrupt the children.
    • In addition, many South Africans were illiterate, and unable to read news reports of proceedings.
  • 2 (ignorant) musically/scientifically illiterate
    lego en música/en materia científica
    technologically illiterate managers
    directores sin conocimientos de tecnología
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