Example sentences for: illiteracy

How can you use “illiteracy” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • , and I know that the functional illiteracy rate in our state is 52 percent.

  • I was astounded to realize that illiterate market women (Benin has an illiteracy rate of over 75%) happily multiply five by thirteen and add one hundred while my brain is still struggling to work out whether this comes to more or less than 150.

  • At the same time, the new government instituted sweeping, enlightened programs to eradicate illiteracy and provide free universal schooling and health care.

  • Restricting the analyses to the use of non-formula prelacteal feed revealed a positive correlation with illiteracy (univariate analysis, p = 0.0068).

  • ' The pronunciation “for-tay” is an illiteracy, scarcely attributable (as given here and in various dictionaries) to a confusion with the musical direction so pronounced because that is a loanword from Italian: those who know about musical directions are not likely to blunder that badly.

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