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English definition of “illiterate”

illiterate

adjective     /ɪˈlɪtərət/
unable to read and write: More than half of the country's population of 8m are illiterate.
knowing little or nothing about a particular subject: to be computer illiterate economically/financially/technologically illiterate → Compare literate
(Definition of illiterate adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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