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literate


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Literate  \Lit"er*ate\,  a.  [L.  litteratus,  literatus.  See 
  {Letter}.] 
  Instructed  in  learning,  science,  or  literature;  learned; 
  lettered. 
 
  The  literate  now  chose  their  emperor,  as  the  military 
  chose  theirs  --Landor. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Literate  \Lit"er*ate\,  n. 
  1.  One  educated,  but  not  having  taken  a  university  degree; 
  especially,  such  a  person  who  is  prepared  to  take  holy 
  orders  [Eng.] 
 
  2.  A  literary  man. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  literate 
  adj  1:  able  to  read  and  write  [ant:  {illiterate}] 
  2:  able  to  read  and  write 
  n  :  a  person  who  can  read  and  write  [syn:  {literate  person}] 




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