preliteracy

noun

pre·​literacy
(ˈ)prē+
: the period in the life of a society or culture antedating the use of writing or the keeping of written records

Word History

Etymology

pre- + literacy

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“Preliteracy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preliteracy. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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