Examples of illiteracy in a Sentence
the government's efforts to reduce illiteracy
His letters contain many misspellings and illiteracies.
Recent Examples of illiteracy from the Web
Much of Trump’s war on the truth appears to be based in exploiting widespread media illiteracy among the citizenry.
The 59-year-old adored everything about Barbara Bush - the first lady’s mission to fight illiteracy.
The report comes as the national media has discussed whether Trump’s functional near-illiteracy, minuscule attention span, and narcissistic pathos are the symptoms of dementia or some other kind of cognitive incapacitation.
The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation, started by her children five years ago, launched initiatives to deliver affordable books to thousands of children and produced television ads raising awareness on illiteracy.
And today many argue that with so little democratic tradition and so much illiteracy – in the case of Egypt, at least a quarter of the population – some places are just not ready.
The Catholic Church took a leading role in tackling poverty, illiteracy and other social problems through the creation of orphanages and hospitals and schools.
Expect a festival of intellectual dishonesty, scientific illiteracy, and scapegoating.
The Richards Learning Systems approach is a very simple fix for a very complicated problem: illiteracy.
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ILLITERACY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of illiteracy for English Language Learners
: the state of not knowing how to read or write
: the state of not having knowledge about a particular subject
: a mistake that is made in the use of language : an illiterate statement or expression
ILLITERACY Defined for Kids
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