Translation of illiterate in Spanish:
- 1.1 (unable to read or write)Example sentences1.2 (ignorant) See examples: musically/scientifically illiterate
technologically illiterate managerslego en música/en materia científica1.3 (linguistically incompetent)directores sin conocimientos de tecnología(letter)lleno de faltas
- 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.
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