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literate

(lit′ĕ-răt) [L. litteratus, marked with letters]
Being able to read and write, and to use written language as in understanding graphs, charts, tables, maps, symbols, and formulas. literacy (-ră-sē)

number literacy

The ability of patients to understand their lab values and make lifestyle adjustments accordingly.
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Colbath and Morrish (2010) reported that a limited amount of research has been directed toward post-secondary and adult agriculturalists regarding being literate and possessing literacy skills.
'Our focus is to make nation 90 per cent literate and achieve 100% enrolment by 2025', she added.
Our focus is to make nation 90% literate and achieve 100% enrolment by 2025, she added.
In Sindh, the ratio remained 60pc with 71pc boys and 55pc girls literate, respectively.
Forming a group of individuals to develop standards identifying what every technologically literate student should know and be able to do was no easy task, There were a number of advisory committees and individuals who assisted with the development of STL.
Attitudes of semi-literate and literate bank account holders to the use of automatic teller machines (ATMs).
Each new generation of Pakistanis is more literate than its predecessors:
Among the wealthier nations, on average, 56 percent of adults age 35 or younger were financially literate, compared with 63 percent of those age 35 to 50.
Literate mothers were found to be more conscious in moral, educational, health and social development of their children.
The main purpose of this study was to know and explore the role of formal education in poverty alleviation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, This is a comparative study of literate and illiterate research respondents from the slum areas of the targeted 4 districts (50% coverage the area by lottery method) i.eKohat, Haripur, Mardan and Chitral districts with 15-20% sample size through purposive and snow-ball techniques.
While the survey established regional differences in knowledge between East Asia, South Asia and Southeast Asia, the percentage of financially literate adults across the continent was lower than the global average.