HyperDic: preliterate

English > 2 senses of the word preliterate:
ADJECTIVEallpreliteratenot yet having acquired the ability to read and write
allpreliterate, nonliterateused of a society that has not developed writing
English > preliterate: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot yet having acquired the ability to read and write.
Broaderilliteratenot able to read or write
English > preliterate: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningUsed of a society that has not developed writing.
Synonymnonliterate
Broadernoncivilized, noncivilisednot having a high state of culture and social development
Spanishpreliterario
Catalanpreliterari

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