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nu·mer·ate

 (no͞o′mə-rāt′, nyo͞o′-)
tr.v. nu·mer·at·ed, nu·mer·at·ing, nu·mer·ates
To enumerate; count.
adj. (-mər-ĭt)
Able to think and express oneself effectively in quantitative terms.

[Latin numerāre, numerāt-, from numerus, number; see number.]

nu′mer·a·cy (-mər-ə-sē) n.

numeracy

(ˈnjuːmərəsɪ)
n
(Education) the ability to use numbers, esp in arithmetical operations
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.numeracy - skill with numbers and mathematics
acquirement, skill, accomplishment, attainment, acquisition - an ability that has been acquired by training
Translations
matematikai készségszámolni tudás

numeracy

[ˈnjuːmərəsɪ] Nconocimientos mpl básicos de aritmética

numeracy

[ˈnjuːmərəsi]
nnotions fpl de calcul
basic literacy and numeracy → des notions élémentaires de lecture, d'écriture et de calcul
people who have problems with literacy and numeracy → les personnes qui ont des difficultés pour lire, écrire et compter

numeracy

nRechnen nt; his numeracyseine rechnerischen Fähigkeiten

numeracy

[ˈnjuːmrəsɪ] nil saper far di conto
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