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lit·er·ate

literate

 
 
pronunciation:
lI t riht
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: able to read and write.
She can read in her own language, but she is not literate in English yet.
antonyms:
illiterate
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derivation: literately (adv.)
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