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literateadjective

 us   /ˈlɪt̬·ər·ət/
able to read and write: The man was barely literate and took a long time to write his name.
Literate also means having a good education or showing it in your writing: He wrote a literate, colorful column and reviewed plays.
Literate also means having a basic skill or knowledge of a subject: They wanted to make sure their child was computer literate.
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literateadjective

uk   us   /ˈlɪtərət/
able to read and write: a literate workforce barely/highly literate The top priority must be ensuring young people are literate, numerate, and ready for work.
having knowledge of a particular subject, or a particular type of knowledge: computer/IT literate Candidates for this appointment should be computer literate. financially/technically/technologically literate
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