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People can participate in social life only if they are literate.

Students who were under the influence of literate reasoning had problems.

Expectation of high figures is an extension of literate expectations.

But if they are then subjected to literate pettifogging, all this effort is to no avail.

In fact, these means are freed from words and literate articulations.

The break with the past was a break with its values as these were rooted in literate culture.

One relates to the literate model of one-to-many communication.

But how do dictatorships come about in literate populations?

I think more women are literate than among other Eastern people.

The Bohemians are among the most literate of our immigrants.

WORD ORIGIN

"educated, instructed," early 15c., from Latin literatus/litteratus "educated, learned," literally "one who knows the letters," formed in imitation of Greek grammatikos from Latin littera/litera "letter" (see letter (n.1)).

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