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semiliterate

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adjective semi·lit·er·ate \-ˈli-tə-rət also -ˈli-trət\

Definition of semiliterate

  1. 1a :  able to read and write on an elementary levelb :  able to read but unable to write

  2. 2 :  having limited knowledge or understanding

semiliterate noun


1927

First Known Use of semiliterate

1927


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