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illiterate

[ilit′ərit]
unable to read and write.

illiterate

Being unable to read and write or to use written language to interpret graphs, charts, tables, maps, symbols, and formulas.
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Talking to reporter here on Sunday, she said that after getting 40 percent of the illiterates educated, the NCHD was now paying attention to their capacity building and skill development, besides character building which was not possible without imparting religious education.
Amongst the illiterate women of Group A, only 1 participant was in the two offspring category, 3 participants had 3 offsprings each, 9 participants were in the 4 offspring category, 11 participants (33%) were in the 5 offspring category and 9 participants were in the 6 offsprings category.
That means 14 percent are illiterate and an additional 16 percent functionally illiterate, or 30 percent unable to function in modern society, more than double the 14 percent found in the United States.
During the school year 2015-16 at third grade, 998 children (13 per cent) were identified with a high probability of becoming linguistically illiterate and 1,102 children (14.
While illiterate mothers are generally coincides with lower level of children's enrollment, less involve in the education of their children, which can hinder children' education and lower level of children's learning already in schools (Bilal, 2013).
Conclusion: Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy (MHE) could be detected in illiterate patients using NCT-A and BDT Tests.
However, Deng Mayiik Deng, another intellectual from the area disagreed with voices rejecting the selection of the speaker, Manyuat, and information minister, Adior Kuol Amuom, arguing that it was not their fault for being illiterate.
The main purpose of this study was to know and explore the role of formal education in poverty alleviation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, This is a comparative study of literate and illiterate research respondents from the slum areas of the targeted 4 districts (50% coverage the area by lottery method) i.
Illiterate voters and those with physical disabilities such as visual impairment are usually not the ones who write on their ballots.
7 -- "The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn," as said by Alvin Toffler, the American writer and futurist whom Financial Times portrayed as the world's most famous futurologist.
Al-Saidi: 40 million Arabs are illiterate, more than 8 million are from Yemen
Women account for 60 percent of illiterate residents in the Kingdom, according to studies conducted by the Central Department of Statistics & Information.