Definition of analphabetic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌanalfəˈbedik/


1Representing sounds by composite signs rather than by single letters or symbols: Chinese has an analphabetic writing system
More example sentences
  • Keeping in mind the goal of minimizing disruption on the page, analphabetic marks frequently require extra attention.
  • We have the ability to create any new analphabetic mark we can imagine, and integrate it into our personal work.
  • In Part 2 of this series, I will address additional type issues, including analphabetic glyphs and the role of English in Japanese design.
2Completely illiterate.
Example sentences
  • The person who said that ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’ must have been an analphabetic nitwit.
  • The most important activities of the last period were the training courses focused on fighting the analphabetic youth in Zimbabwe and course for young single mothers in Bangladesh.
  • His enemies were all analphabetic, meaning illiterate, and had on a Tutu.

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Syllabification: an·al·pha·bet·ic

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