how to pronounce illiterate


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The above transcription of illiterate is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

illiterate is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of illiterate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… but an illiterate white person could …”

meaning of illiterate

An illiterate person is someone who cannot read or write.

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