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 british english:

“… through so-called illiterate teenagers …”

meaning of illiterate

An illiterate person is someone who cannot read or write.

illiterate frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word illiterate occurs in english on average 2.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics illiterate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that illiterate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with illiterate


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