Meaning of “functional illiterate” in the English Dictionary

"functional illiterate" in British English

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functional illiteratenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌfʌŋk.ʃən.əl ɪˈlɪt.ər.ət/ us /ˌfʌŋk.ʃən.əl ɪˈlɪt̬.ɚ.ət/ mainly US specialized

(Definition of “functional illiterate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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