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literary

lit·er·ar·y

literary

 
 
pronunciation:
lI t reI ri
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having to do with literature or those who write or read literature.
Her poem was published in a literary magazine.
definition 2: having knowledge about literature.
She is a literary person.
derivations: literarily (adv.), literariness (n.)
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