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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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In fact, movies that lie somewhere within the orality-literacy matrix (at least insofar as I have been able to map that matrix) may appeal spiritually to populations that reject some of the norms that contour more orally inflected hierophany and also the literately derived noetic demands that a transcendentally styled film can impose on spectators.
And so, when the eye of Bresson's camera "fastens upon metonymical details, upon microscopic quotitidian gestures or movements that normally pass unnoticed, raising their expressive potential" (McNeece 267), what the literately inflected spectator may interpret as "material indices of spiritual strife" (268), the more orally inflected spectator may read as a baffling extrication from the known.
Indeed, the dissonance between orally and literately inflected ways of knowing may help clarify why, historically speaking, beauty has been so conceptually vexing.
Another illustration: Guetti implicitly strongly opposes those Derridians who have negated Voice (in the name of 'Writing'); for this unconscionably would make it almost impossible to appreciate (let alone literately criticize) those many poets (e.g.
Secondly, the public university itself must be literately and passionately committed to the liberal ethos of the university.
If it is made consciously and literately, a commitment to radical politics proceeds from a dread of the past.
Rob Auerbach, president of Louisville, Ky-based CandyRific, a manufacturer of licensed and unlicensed novelty confectionery, agrees with LeBel that since "impulse is the prevalent behavior [in the candy category] an emotional "hook' is needed, such as a positive licensed character, value discount or new offering." Consequently, "end caps or floor displays are important, where the shopper literately runs into the items," he notes.
In fact, when I refer to certain norms as "literately inflected," I am referring to the sorts of higher cognitive activities and processes that stem from what scholars who work on cognition and instruction refer to as high literacy, which is itself different from the more elementary ability to read and write.
He boasted the other day he has become stronger under Matur than he was under Chol, simply because he can easily manipulate General Matur Matur who is not literately functional, and therefore incapable of reading the constitution leave alone interpreting it.