Noun(1) a person who can read and write
Adjective(1) able to read and write(2) versed in literature; dealing with literature(3) knowledgeable and educated in one or several fields
(1) But is it not the case that literature supersedes history, as one of the ultimate signifiers in a universe literate in necessary layers of meanings?(2) Even those already literate in English adjusted to the new Creole system within five minutes.(3) I want to make Maine the most digitally literate society on Earth.(4) Indeed, in such a literate society the ability to read and write had become a major social fault line.(5) Some of the more literate ones did write down a few particulars soon after the fracas in letters to friends and relatives.(6) It is true language changes over time but its development must be driven by the literate if cohesion is to be maintained.(7) When the person loses the capability to derive and create meaning in a culturally significant way, he or she becomes less, not more, literate .(8) The written form of Arabic is the same for all literate Arabs (those able to read and write), regardless of how different their spoken dialects are.(9) As you would expect from such a literate , well travelled and much experienced man, the brief author's note at the end is full of good stuff.(10) A thousand years ago, technology severely limited the amount of words the average literate person could read in a lifetime.(11) By reading aloud, a literate person engages a child in language as they sit together, relaxed and quiet.(12) A modern state needed a population literate in the official language, and a population that was disciplined either by religious instruction or by a secular civic morality.(13) Today, many moviegoers have become psychologically literate , and Hollywood reflects this change.(14) At present most literate Africans can read English or French.(15) The printing press didn't abolish war, but it did create a literate population that was able to educate itself.(16) In fact, they benefited greatly from the studies and were encouraged to become more biblically literate .
(1) computer literate :: Computerkenntnisse
(2) semi-literate :: halbgebildeten
4. literate person ::
1. benighted ::
2. dark ::
3. ignorant ::
4. illiterate ::
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7. unlettered ::
literate, literately, literates, preliterate
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My father's not the most LITERATE man.
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 5
Can't say I've ever met a LITERATE stonemason.
Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 7
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