illiterate

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (unable to read or write)
a. analfabeto
Employment opportunities are limited for people who are illiterate.Las oportunidades de empleo son limitadas para las personas que son analfabetas.
2. (not educated)
a. analfabeto
My father was illiterate and thought very little of my university studies.Mi padre era analfabeto, y no le daba importancia a mis estudios universitarios.
b. ignorante
Some intellectuals look down upon people who are illiterate.Algunos intelectuales menosprecian a quienes son ignorantes.
3. (lacking knowledge)
a. ignorante
I'm illiterate in scientific terminology. Speak plain English!Soy ignorante de la terminología científica. ¡Háblame en cristiano!
4. (poorly written)
a. plagado de faltas
I don't have time to decipher incomprehensible, illiterate essays.No tengo tiempo para descifrar ensayos incomprensibles y plagados de faltas.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
5. (person incapable of reading or writing)
a. el analfabeto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la analfabeta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
He wouldn't have his daughter marry some illiterate without a title.No permitiría que su hija se casara con un analfabeto sin título.
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illiterate
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (unable to read or write)
a. analfabeto(a)
2. (usage, style)
a. analfabeto(a), ignorante
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
3. (general)
a. el analfabeto(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la analfabeto(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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illiterate [ɪˈlɪtərɪt]
adjective
[+person] (unable to read or write) analfabeto; (ignorant) ignorante; inculto; [+letter, handwriting] plagado de faltas
to be functionally illiterate ser un analfabeto funcional
Jeanette Smith came into the program functionally illiterate # Five years later she can read to her grandchildren many 16 year olds leave school functionally illiterate
he's sexually illiterate en materia sexual está en mantillas
noun
analfabetoaanalfabeta (m) (f);a analfabeta
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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