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lit·er·a·cy

 (lĭt′ər-ə-sē)
n.
1. The condition or quality of being literate, especially the ability to read and write. See Usage Note at literate.
2. The condition or quality of being knowledgeable in a particular subject or field: cultural literacy; biblical literacy.

literacy

(ˈlɪtərəsɪ)
n
1. the ability to read and write
2. the ability to use language proficiently

lit•er•a•cy

(ˈlɪt ər ə si)

n.
1. the quality or state of being literate, esp. the ability to read and write.
2. a person's knowledge of a particular subject or field: to acquire computer literacy.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.literacy - the ability to read and writeliteracy - the ability to read and write  
acquirement, skill, accomplishment, attainment, acquisition - an ability that has been acquired by training
analphabetism, illiteracy - an inability to read

literacy

noun education, learning, knowledge, scholarship, cultivation, proficiency, articulacy, ability to read and write, articulateness Many of them have some problems with literacy and numeracy.
Translations
مَعْرِفَة القِراءَه والكِتابَه
gramotnost
det at kunne læse og skrive
BildungFähigkeitKenntnisseLese- und Schreibfähigkeit
lukutaito
littératielittérismealphabétisationalphabétismelettrure
pismenost
írni-olvasni tudás
lestrar- og skriftarkunnátta
gramotnosť
pismenost
okur yazarlık

literacy

[ˈlɪtərəsɪ]
A. Nalfabetismo m, capacidad f de leer y escribir
literacy is low in Burkina Fasoel grado de alfabetización es bajo en Burkina Faso
B. CPD literacy campaign Ncampaña f de alfabetización
literacy project, literacy scheme Nprograma m de alfabetización
literacy test Nprueba f básica de lectura y escritura

literacy

[ˈlɪtərəsi]
n
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
modif [skills] → en lecture et écriture; [rate, strategy, program] → d'alphabétisation literacy hourliteracy hour nheure f consacrée à la lecture et à l'écriture

literacy

nFähigkeit flesen und schreiben zu können; many adults have problems with literacyviele Erwachsene haben Probleme mit dem Lesen und Schreiben; literacy campaignKampagne fgegen das Analphabetentum, Alphabetisierungskampagne f; the literacy rate in this region is only 30%die Analphabetenquote in dieser Region beträgt 70%; literacy is high heredie Analphabetenquote hier ist niedrig; literacy testLese- und Schreibtest m

literacy

[ˈlɪtrəsɪ] nil saper leggere e scrivere

literate

(ˈlitərət) adjective
1. able to read and write.
2. clever and having read a great deal.
ˈliteracy noun
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