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Definition of Literacy

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ability to read and write; education; familiarity with a particular subject or field
Literacy Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
State of being literate.
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\lit"er*a*cy\ (l&ibreve;t"&etilde;r*&adot;*s&ybreve;), n. state of being literate.

for Vocabulary Exams of KPDS, YDS,UDS (in Turkey); and SAT in America
The state or condition of knowing how to read and write.
WordNet 2.0

1. the ability to read and write
(antonym) illiteracy, analphabetism
(hypernym) skill, accomplishment, acquirement, acquisition, attainment
(attribute) literate
Literacy Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Sociology
The ability of individuals to read and write.
Literacy Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Literacy is traditionally understood as the ability to read and write. The term's meaning has been expanded to include the ability to use language, numbers, images and other means to understand and use the dominant symbol systems of a culture. The concept of literacy is expanding in OECD countries to include skills to access knowledge through technology and ability to assess complex contexts.

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