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  • n. Illiteracy, the inability to read and write.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Illiteracy; ignorance even of the alphabet.
  • n. In phonetics, a system of representing the articulations of speech-sounds by means of analphabetic symbols, proposed by Professor I. Otto Jespersen of Copenhagen in 1889. See analphabetic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an inability to read


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