(a.) Ignorant of letters or books; unlettered; uninstructed; uneducated; as, an illiterate man, or people.
(1) The majority of children came from low socio-economic homes (61%) with mostly illiterate or semi-literate mothers.
(2) Visual acuity results in patients able to provide verbal responses to the illiterate E, Allen card, or Snellen line chart testing showed improvement in most cases.
(3) Every head of household – even illiterate – has at least one.
(4) The [commission] has done work on a massive scale to educate voters, especially the vulnerable ones – illiterate, poor, marginalised – as well as women and youth,” HS Brahma, an election commissioner, told reporters.
(5) The most important aspect of reaching people at the grassroots level is to ensure their understanding by using the most appropriate language, and by ensuring that the largely illiterate population will, nevertheless, be well served by print and electronic mass media.
(6) Subjects were chosen from illiterate and below matriculate level; matriculate to graduate level; and graduate and above.
(7) Illiterate women, however, cannot benefit from such remainders.
(8) Mean differences between groups with very high and very low psychoticism scores on tests of general intelligence and Persian language are larger than those between groups with college-educated versus illiterate or semiliterate fathers.
(9) A study of 28 midwives from different regions in Kenya in 1980 found that most were illiterate women between 24 and 68 years olds received no monetary gain, had a variety of occupational backgrounds, and provided varying amounts of advice but little pre- or postnatal care.
(10) The attitude of illiterate smokers was encouraging, as 83.6% were willing to quit smoking.
(11) @SciDevNet_SA Don't be discouraged by illiteracy: Curiously, it is illiterate Indians who are making the best use of the digital technology on mobile phones equipped with cameras.
(12) 15% of the educated women, but 25% of the illiterates were less than 1.53 m tall.
(13) Ninety-one patients were studied (25 illiterate and 66 literate).
(14) As she was illiterate and unable to record her own history, little is definitively known about many details of Tubman’s life, Larson said.
(15) She could not write her story because, as she revealed during the trial, she was more or less illiterate.
(16) Illiterate Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) were trained to diagnose pneumonia in children using their visual judgement of tachypnoea.
(17) A revised version of an illiterate antenatal card has been developed from 1987-89 in Mali.
(18) There were 173 (63.6%) females and 99 (36.4%) males, among whom 66 (M53 + F13) were smokers; 36.4% of males and 63% of females were illiterate.
(19) He claimed an earlier investigation revealed these groups had received up to $100m from abroad, with the money deposited in different Egyptian banks using names of illiterate Egyptians for fake accounts.
(20) College accused of 'luring vulnerable students' with free laptops Read more The ACCC chairman, Rod Sims, told Guardian Australia: “We are making allegations that have got to be tested in court but, that said, this sort of behaviour is about as concerning as we run across.” Last month the ACCC initiated a case against the Sydney-based Unique International College, accusing it of “unconscionable conduct” including targeting vulnerable and illiterate people with offers of free laptop computers if they signed up to diploma courses.
(a.) Small in size or extent; not big; diminutive; -- opposed to big or large; as, a little body; a little animal; a little piece of ground; a little hill; a little distance; a little child.
(a.) Short in duration; brief; as, a little sleep.
(a.) Small in quantity or amount; not much; as, a little food; a little air or water.
(a.) Small in dignity, power, or importance; not great; insignificant; contemptible.
(a.) Small in force or efficiency; not strong; weak; slight; inconsiderable; as, little attention or exertion;little effort; little care or diligence.
(a.) Small in extent of views or sympathies; narrow; shallow; contracted; mean; illiberal; ungenerous.
(n.) That which is little; a small quantity, amount, space, or the like.
(n.) A small degree or scale; miniature.
(adv.) In a small quantity or degree; not much; slightly; somewhat; -- often with a preceding it.
(1) Prior to oral feeding, little or no ELA was detected in stools and endotoxinemia was ascertained in only six of 45 infants (13%).
(2) 8.43am BST A little more from that Field interview on Today.
(3) The omission of Crossrail 2 from the Conservative manifesto , in which other infrastructure projects were listed, was the clearest sign yet that there is little appetite in a Theresa May government for another London-based scheme.
(4) Not only do they give employers no reason to turn them into proper jobs, but mini-jobs offer workers little incentive to work more because then they would have to pay tax.
(5) Some commentators have described his ship, now facing more delays after a decade in development, as little more than a Heath Robinson machine.
(6) Marked enhancement of IFN-gamma production by T cells was seen in the presence of as little as 0.3% thymic DC.
(7) The origin of the aorta and pulmonary artery from the right ventricle is a complicated and little studied congenital cardiac malformation.
(8) Today’s figures tell us little about the timing of the first increase in interest rates, which will depend on bigger picture news on domestic growth, pay trends and perceived downside risks in the global economy,” he said.
(9) It is a place that occupies two thirds of our planet but very little is known of vast swaths of it.
(10) The authors conclude that H. pylori alone causes little or no effect on an intact gastric mucosa in the rat, that either intact organisms or bacteria-free filtrates cause similar prolongation and delayed healing of pre-existing ulcers with active chronic inflammation, and that the presence of predisposing factors leading to disruption of gastric mucosal integrity may be required for the H. pylori enhancement of inflammation and tissue damage in the stomach.
(11) Furthermore, little DNA relatedness was found between the type strain and a strain of C. natalensis.
(12) Displacement of a colinear line over the same range without an offset evoked little, if any, response.
(13) Little is so far known of the origin of this syndrome.
(14) Known as the Little House in the Garden, this temporary structure lasted over 50 years.
(15) Little difference exists between the proportion of programs that offer training in first-trimester techniques and the proportion that train in second-trimester techniques.
(16) A study of the time-course of the response during aortic stenosis of 30 min duration showed early release of renin from the innervated kidney at a time (5 min) when little release occurred from the denervated one.
(17) She loved us and we loved her.” “We would have loved to have had a little grandchild from her,” she says sadly.
(18) Likewise, they had little or no effects on the fluorescence anisotropy of TMA-DPH, which is also thought to be located in the interfacial region of the lipid bilayer, either when the probe was located in the outer layer of the plasma membrane or when the probe was located in the inner membrane compartment.
(19) Stimulation with these electrodes were effective for inducing voiding with little residual volume after the recovery of bladder reflexes, 3 weeks after experimental spinal cord injury in the dog.
(20) Technical manipulations to improve resolution were time consuming and added little to the accuracy of the test.