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Definition of Literate

Literate

  1. Instructed in learning, science, or literature; learned; lettered.
  2. One educated, but not having taken a university degree; especially, such a person who is prepared to take holy orders.
  3. A literary man.

Literate Quotations

Once you have an innovation culture, even those who are not scientists or engineers - poets, actors, journalists - they, as communities, embrace the meaning of what it is to be scientifically literate. They embrace the concept of an innovation culture. They vote in ways that promote it. They don't fight science and they don't fight technology.
Neil deGrasse Tyson

Likewise, there is no evidence that texting teaches people to spell badly: rather, research shows that those kids who text frequently are more likely to be the most literate and the best spellers, because you have to know how to manipulate language.
David Crystal

All literary men are Red Sox fans - to be a Yankee fan in a literate society is to endanger your life.
John Cheever

Personally, I'd never seen a graphic novel. I knew they existed because friends of mine like Jonathan Ross collect them and some very literate and intelligent people really rate the graphic novel as a form.
Stephen Fry

I think more tolerance, more people having more access to a chance to be literate, and a chance to stay healthy makes for a more peaceful planet.
Henry Rollins
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Literate Translations

literate in German is gebildet
literate in Spanish is instruido
literate in Swedish is bildad
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