literacy definition

  • noun:
    • the illness or top-notch being literate, particularly the ability to review and compose. See Usage Note at literate.
    • the illness or top-notch being knowledgeable in a particular topic or area: cultural literacy; biblical literacy.
    • the capacity to read.
    • knowledge of something (ex. computer system literacy).
    • State to be literate.
    • The state of being literate; knowledge of letters; ability to review and write; possession of knowledge; in addition, problem with reference to knowledge: against illiteracy.
    • the capability to review and compose

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