unliterate


unliterate

adjective

  1. able to read and write.
  2. having or showing knowledge of literature, writing, etc.; literary; well-read.
  3. characterized by skill, lucidity, polish, or the like: His writing is literate but cold and clinical.
  4. having knowledge or skill in a specified field: Is she computer literate? The boss needs a computer‐literate assistant.
  5. having an education; educated.

noun

  1. a person who can read and write.
  2. a learned person.

adjective

  1. able to read and write
  2. educated; learned
  3. used to words rather than numbers as a means of expressionCompare numerate

noun

  1. a literate person

adj.“educated, instructed,” early 15c., from Latin literatus/litteratus “educated, learned,” literally “one who knows the letters,” formed in imitation of Greek grammatikos from Latin littera/litera “letter” (see letter (n.1)).

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