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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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Just how anomalous her inscription of feminine literateness was can be gleaned from Charlotte Bronte's preface to the posthumous republication of her sister's novel.
Twenty years of working with "reluctant readers" - a term I dislike but use because it is a convenient code - of all ages has convinced me that a teacher's own literateness is her best resource, her best strategy, and probably her only hope.
For Holquist, the text's debt to another text - or the overt sense of this text being created from other texts - is highlighted in many ways, for instance through the monster's literateness or, perhaps most obviously, through the mythical allusion in the book's title.