semiliterate

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adjective semi·lit·er·ate \ ˌse-mē-ˈli-tə-rət also -ˈli-trət , ˌse-ˌmī- , -mi- \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of semiliterate

1 a :able to read and write on an elementary level
b :able to read but unable to write
2 :having limited knowledge or understanding

semiliterate

noun

First Known Use of semiliterate

1927


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