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the inability to read or write

Analphabetismus

illiteracy

adj. illiterate, opp. literate

2

the practice of staying away from school without permission.
Someone who does this is....



unentschuldigtes Fehlen

truancy

....playing truant

3

(of bad or unpleasant things) very common: corruption is...

weitverbreitet

rife = widespread

4

tested and shown to be true

bewiesen

proven

5

the chances of being successful in the future

Aussicht

prospects

6

give sb opportunities

zugänglich

open doors

7

the chance of sth happening

Wahrscheinlichkeit

likelihood = probability

8

your social or professional position

Status

status

9

make decisions and accept the consequences if they are wrong

Verantwortung übernehmen

take responsibility for sth

10

live in a particular place

etw bewohnen

inhabit sth

11

choose sb/sth by marking a paper or raising your hand

stimmen

vote for sb/sth

12

the right to say what you want without anyone stopping you

Meinungsfreiheit

freedom of speech

13

intended to stop sth that causes problems from happening

vorbeugend

preventive, preventative

14

be important

bedeutend sein

matter

15

(of a quality, feeling, etc.) that you have when you are born

angeboren

innate

16

ability to do sth

Fähigkeit etw zu tun

capacity to do sth

17

a living person

Mensch

human being

18

the principles of right or wrong behaviour

Moral

morality