nonliterate

adjective
non·​lit·​er·​ate | \ ˌnän-ˈli-t(ə-)rət How to pronounce nonliterate (audio) \

Definition of nonliterate

1 : not literate
2 : having no written language

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nonliterate noun

Examples of nonliterate in a Sentence

an organization helping nonliterate adults improve their reading skills

First Known Use of nonliterate

1947, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Nonliterate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonliterate. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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