Translation of "literacy" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈlɪt.ər.ə.si/ us /ˈlɪt̬.ɚ-/

the ability to read and write

Far more resources are needed to improve adult literacy.
The country has a literacy rate of almost 98%.

knowledge of a particular subject, or a particular type of knowledge

Computer literacy is becoming as essential as the ability to drive a car.

(Translation of “literacy” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)