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illiterate 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/i(l)ˈlitərit/,
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Unable to read or write,
  1. Unable to read or write
    • - his parents were illiterate
  2. Ignorant in a particular subject or activity
    • - the extent to which voters are politically illiterate
  3. Uncultured or poorly educated
    • - the ignorant, illiterate town council
  4. (esp. of a piece of writing) Showing a lack of education, esp. an inability to read or write well

Noun
  1. A person who is unable to read or write


  1. a person unable to read
  2. ignorant: uneducated in the fundamentals of a given art or branch of learning; lacking knowledge of a specific field; "she is ignorant of quantum mechanics"; "he is musically illiterate"
  3. lacking culture, especially in language and literature
  4. (illiteracy) ignorance resulting from not reading
  5. (illiteracy) an inability to read
  6. Literacy has traditionally been described as the ability to read and write. It is a concept claimed and defined by a range of different theoretical fields. ...
  7. an illiterate person, one not able to read; Unable to read and write; Having less than an expected standard of familiarity with language and literature, or having little formal education; Not conforming to prescribed standards of speech or writing
  8. (Illiterates) In law, an illiterate refers to an individual who cannot read or speak English. Illiterate individuals are bound to an agreement if they understand its nature. However, if it is fraudulently interpreted by another party, then the contract is void. See foreigner.
  9. (Illiteracy) Disease caught from books
  10. This term is applied to one unacquainted with letters.
  11. SChreiben und lesens unkundig
  12. i(l)ˈlitərit| adjective