literate person


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Noun1.literate person - a person who can read and writeliterate person - a person who can read and write  
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
alphabetiser, alphabetizer - a literate person who can arrange items in alphabetical order
reader - a person who can read; a literate person
writer - a person who is able to write and has written something
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Indeed responsibility rests with the people to fulfil their obligation towards this end but at the same time, we will also request the tax collection body to simplify the procedure of filing tax returns as much as that a literate person could easily file returns on his own.
It is evident that we are currently living in an age of extremism, where the common man would rather vote for an extremist who shared his violent views as opposed to an educated, literate person advocating simpler ways to overcome the existing predicament
The literacy rate has declined from 60 percent to 58 percent but what is more alarming to me is that a literate person in Pakistan is a person who can read a newspaper and can write a word in "any language" which, if you ask me, is a weak parameter to determine literacy anywhere.
Mukul Rohatgi appearing for BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi said: "He claims to be a literate person. But in the affidavit he said: I didn't read or analyse the order when I made this comment.
India, April 1 -- Watchman apparently is a euphemistic city-bred term often used to describe a lowly Chowkidar's job, which no skilled or literate person wants to do, but as a last resort.
A good financial planner hopes for the best but prepares for the worst.A financially literate person has investments in cash and near cash items that could be used to absorb shocks from unforeseen events.
It is better when a literate person becomes the Prime Minister.
Even with the bar of being qualified as a literate person set very low, the literacy rate in Pakistan stands at an abysmal 58 per cent.
He maintained that Ustab Qamar Jalalvi was not a literate person but his poetry skills were like a professor of poetry.
The established literacy definitions in our field are similar to how Pense and Leising (2004) defined being literate in agriculture, "An agriculturally literate person would understand the food and fiber system in relation to its historical, economic, social, and environmental significance" (p.
'Book reading habit has been inculcated in society as a prime mission of NBF and it is a pride of all of us now as we are successful to bring the book at the threshold of each home of every citizen, in hand of each literate person in the country with an aim of promotion of soft image of Pakistan in the world,' he said.
In Pakistan, the common definition of a literate person is one who could write his/her name in English.