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il•lit•er•ate



Pronunciation: (i-lit'ur-it), [key]
adj.
1. unable to read and write: an illiterate group.
2. having or demonstrating very little or no education.
3. showing lack of culture, esp. in language and literature.
4. displaying a marked lack of knowledge in a particular field: He is musically illiterate.

n.
an illiterate person.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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