noun Date: 1984 the quality or state of being able to read but uninterested in doing so • aliterate adjective or noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • aliteracy — See aliterate. * * * …   Universalium

  • aliteracy — noun The state of having the ability to read, but lacking interest in doing so. See Also: aliterate, illiteracy …   Wiktionary

  • aliteracy — alit·er·a·cy …   English syllables

  • aliteracy — …   Useful english dictionary

  • aliterate — aliteracy, n. /ay lit euhr it/, n. 1. a person who is able to read but rarely chooses to do so: Schools are worried about producing aliterates who prefer television to books. adj. 2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of aliterates. [see A 6,… …   Universalium

  • aliterate — adjective or noun see aliteracy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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