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literacy

Pronunciation: /ˈlɪtərəsi/

Translation of literacy in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • uncountable/no numerable alfabetismo (masculine) adult literacy is below 50% más del 50% de los adultos son analfabetos courses in computer literacy cursos (masculine plural) de familiarización con la informática, cursos de introducción a la informática (before noun/delante del nombre) literacy program programa (feminine) de alfabetización literacy teaching alfabetización (feminine) literacy test prueba (feminine) de alfabetización
    Example sentences
    • Innovative programmes successfully encouraged adults to develop their literacy and numeracy skills.
    • One in five adults has poor literacy skills and it is many of these who cannot find employment.
    • Its treasures must be plundered and used to fund literacy programmes and childcare.

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