Definition of Illiterates

1. Noun. (plural of illiterate) ¹



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Definition of Illiterates

1. illiterate [n] - See also: illiterate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Illiterates

illiquid
illiquidities
illiquidity
illish
illision
illisions
illistrate
illite
illiteracies
illiteracy
illiteral
illiterate
illiterate person
illiterately
illiterateness
illiterates (current term)
illiterature
illites
illitic
illlit
illness
illnesses
illnesslike
illo
illocality
illocution
illocutionary
illocutions
illocutive
illogic

Literary usage of Illiterates

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1. The Free School System of the United States by Francis Adams (1875)
"The figures are as follow :— Going a step further, it will be found that in these States the proportion of illiterates amongst foreigners enormously exceeds ..."

2. The Nation and the Schools: A Study in the Application of the Principle of by John Alexander Hull Keith, William Chandler Bagley (1920)
"The preceding table shows the distribution of native-born illiterates by groups of states, and by states, both as to actual numbers and as to the per cent ..."

3. The Slums of Baltimore, Chicago, New York, and Philadelphia by United States Bureau of Labor, Victor Hugo Olmsted, Alfred S. Houghton (1894)
"illiterates, JiV SEX, OCCUPATION, AND AGE PERIODS. ... table illiterates include all persons 10 years of age or over vhn can not both read ami write. ..."

4. A History of the United States Since the Civil War by Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer (1922)
"illiterates, incompetents, defaulters, embezzlers and other felons occupied profitable posts as rewards for partisan service. They were "pestiferous ulcers ..."

5. Problems of American Democracy by Ray Osgood Hughes (1922)
"In reckoning illiterates the Census Bureau does not count those under ten years of age. Compare this map with the maps on pages 129 and 141, and see if you ..."

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