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English adjective: literate

1. literate able to read and write


Antonymsilliterate

2. literate versed in literature; dealing with literature


Similarbelletristic, literary


See alsoeducated, sophisticated


Antonymsilliterate

3. literate knowledgeable and educated in one or several fields


SamplesComputer literate.


Similareducated


Antonymsuneducated


English noun: literate

1. literate (person) a person who can read and write


Synonymsliterate person


Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul


Narrower (hyponym)alphabetiser, alphabetizer, reader, writer









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