nonliterate nonliterate


  • (adj) used of a society that has not developed writing


  1. The native people (collectively called the Powhatan) did not write it because their society was nonliterate, but it can be reconstructed from their actions, recorded by the English.
  2. Here one can discover, for instance, the number of literate and nonliterate Christians in eight regions of the world or the fact that fully 605 million Christians must currently .
  3. They want to re place the word "primitive" by "nonliterate.
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ennui ennui
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