Definition of literacy
: the quality or state of being literate <a program to promote adult literacy>
Examples of literacy in a sentence
The program is intended to promote adult literacy among people who have had very little schooling.
Their goal is to achieve basic literacy.
First Known Use of literacy
LITERACY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of literacy for English Language Learners
: the ability to read and write
: knowledge that relates to a specified subject
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