Literate

Definition of Literate

Lit´er`ate   Pronunciation: lĭt´ẽr`ãt
a.1.Instructed in learning, science, or literature; learned; lettered.
The literate now chose their emperor, as the military chose theirs.
- Landor.
n.1.One educated, but not having taken a university degree; especially, such a person who is prepared to take holy orders.
2.A literary man.

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Brahmin, abstruse, brainworker, civilized, cultivated, cultured, deep, egghead, encyclopedic, erudite, highbrow, intellect, intellectual, intellectualist, lettered, mandarin, pansophic, polyhistoric, polymath, polymathic, profound, scholarly, scholastic, studious, thinker, white-collar intellectual, wise, wise man
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