[ US /ˈɫɪtɝət/ ]
[ UK /lˈɪtəɹət/ ]
  1. knowledgeable and educated in one or several fields
    computer literate
  2. able to read and write
  3. versed in literature; dealing with literature
  1. a person who can read and write
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How To Use literate In A Sentence

  • My writing partner is a violent, chauvinistic semi-literate adolescent.
  • Other inscriptions discovered are Sanskrit mantras transliterated in Tulu script.
  • The ensemble playing is lock tight, the soloists are eloquent; the seven pieces (five of them composed by group members) are literate and stimulating.
  • Soldiers assigned to staff positions must be computer-literate and seek training for the operating systems and programs they will use.
  • Daddy was obliterated and the Chief reigned supreme!
  • He was quick to learn and was literate in both English and Irish and had a good understanding of the Brehan law.
  • Only highly literate people are capable of discussing these subjects.
  • Our literacy rate falls year by year, and even many who can read do not read, the so-called aliterates.
  • Even in 1935 they were being sent an ‘astonishing amount of illiterate and unintelligent writing’, but practised readers spent little time on it.
  • Their warheads are enough to obliterate the world several times over.
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