- adj. 文盲的；不识字的；没受教育的
- n. 文盲
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- illiterate (adj.)
- early 15c., "uneducated, unable to read (originally of Latin)," from Latin illiteratus "unlearned, unlettered, ignorant; without culture, inelegant," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + literatus, literally "furnished with letters" (see literate). Rendered in Old English as unstæfwis. As a noun meaning "illiterate person" from 1620s. Hence, illiterati (1788).
- 1. A small but significant number of 11-year-olds are illiterate.
- 2. There 50 percent or more of the population is illiterate.
- 3. There are still many illiterate people in our country.
- 4. An illiterate, later he received some schooling.
- 他原先大字不识一个, 后来接受一些学校教育.
- 5. I was an illiterate in the old society, but now I can read.
- 我这个旧社会的文盲, 今天也认字了.
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