literacy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From literate + -cy.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈlɪt.ɹə.si/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈlɪt.əɹ.ə.si/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

literacy (countable and uncountable, plural literacies)

  1. The ability to read and write.
  2. The ability to understand and evaluate something.
    computer literacy; media literacy

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