Examples of illiteracy in a Sentence
the government's efforts to reduce illiteracy
His letters contain many misspellings and illiteracies.
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Most of us are oblivious to this winged panoply, even in our own backyards, because our perception is circumscribed by our ecological illiteracy.
The presentations were not only of questionable relevance to the Afghan setting but also overlooked the high levels of illiteracy among the police.
Yet extreme poverty has only increased in that time while the state ranks fourth nationally in infant mortality and first in illiteracy.
All have large populations of tribal peoples, among whom illiteracy is common.
Roman Harper's Hope 4*1 Foundation, which supports literacy, will receive a donation, as will the Mary Parker Foundation, which promotes the arts as a way to combat illiteracy and poverty.
In the meantime, Project Literacy, a global campaign to combat illiteracy by Pearson, the education company, was looking for a story to feature for International Literacy Day, celebrated in September.
In a speech-processing world, illiteracy no longer has to be a barrier to a decent life.
Trump’s historical illiteracy may wind up being as costly as John F. Kennedy’s grasp of the past was beneficial.
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First Known Use of illiteracy
Related Wordsfunctional illiteracy, innumeracy; brainlessness, dumbness, idiocy, imbecility, stupidity; philistinism; foolishness, mindlessness, senselessness, witlessness
Near Antonymseducation, instruction, training; enlightenment, knowledge; erudition, scholarship
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