Definition of Functional illiterate

1. Noun. A person with some ability to read and write but not enough for daily practical needs.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Functional Illiterate

functional congestion
functional contracture
functional deafness
functional dependency
functional disease
functional disorder
functional dysmenorrhoea
functional dyspepsia
functional dyspnea
functional food
functional gene test
functional genomics
functional groups
functional hypertrophy
functional illiterate (current term)
functional illness
functional jaw orthopedics
functional magnetic resonance imaging
functional mandibular movements
functional murmur
functional neurosurgery
functional occlusion
functional orthodontic therapy
functional pathology
functional programming
functional psychosis
functional refractory period
functional requirement

Literary usage of Functional illiterate

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1. The Role of Information in the Economy & Society: Proceedings of a Workshop edited by Kirsty Hughes, Nick Moore (1994)
"... the need to retrain millions of workers, while also trying to teach basic literacy skills to an estimated 27 million functional illiterate adults. ..."

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