Preliterate definition

prē-lĭtər-ĭt
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Of, relating to, or being a culture not having a written language.
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A person belonging to such a culture.
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Of or belonging to a society not having a writing system for its language.
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(of a culture) That has not yet developed a written language.
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(of a person) Who has not yet learned to read and write.
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A member of such a culture.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
preliterate
Plural:
preliterates