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literate

li tuh ruht

  • n  a person who can read and write
  • a  able to read and write
  • a  versed in literature; dealing with literature
  • s  knowledgeable and educated in one or several fields
    computer literate

  • TFK enables its readers to become literate, critical thinkers, and informed, responsible citizens.
  • The show that changed TV drama went out not with a bang well, famously, it went out with nothing at all but its final string of episodes were as searing, literate and .
  • So you think you're Star Trek literate just because you know that phasers can stun and that while Klingons used to be bad guys, now they're good (most of the time, anyway).
News & Articles

  • Much Ado About Nothing
    Nothing is everything. by Kelly Vance Legend has it that Joss Whedon frequently has his actors blow off steam by getting together after hours and reading Shakespeare plays. That certainly fits in with the writer-producer-director's reputation as the literate and playful creator of such confections as Toy Story, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, and The Cabin in the Woods.… [ Read more ...
    June 12, 2013 - East Bay Express
  • IHT Rendezvous: Becoming ‘Asia Literate’: Learn Chinese, but Don’t Stop There
    As initiatives are under way around the world for non-Chinese to learn the language, some say there’s more to Asia than China; and more to becoming “China Literate” than learning the language.        
    June 11, 2013 - New York Times
  • Thinking Outside the Classroom: environmental literacy
    Editor’s note: Thinking Outside the Classroom is a monthly column written by educators from the Keystone Science School. How environmentally literate are you? Environmental literacy, simply put, is an understanding of the relationship between humans and nature.
    June 9, 2013 - Summit Daily News
Quotes

  • Ben Bernanke in Sarasota Herald-Tribune
    The concern I have is that I've tested this myself to find out how easy it is to install a set-top box if you are not very technically literate. I've got to tell you it's not that easy. Some people can do it dead easy but for others it's quite a... Stephen Conroy http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Conroy&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEmgnHmq4NK80850ycFRQzXHEP8_w Sydney Morning Herald http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/poor-may-get-free-changeover-to-digital-tv/2008/12/14/1229189446259.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEfCSxlrN7y3xJAOPJtHFPwS2TSXA Dec 14, 2008 58704 78237 literate In light of the problems that have arisen in the subprime mortgage market, we are reminded of how critically important it is for individuals to become financially literate at an early age so that they are better prepared to navigate an increasingly...

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