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literacy rate wordnet sense
  1. In economics, the literacy rate is the proportion of the population over age fifteen that can read and write.
  2. Literacy has traditionally been described as the ability to read and write. It is a concept claimed and defined by a range of different theoretical fields. ...
  3. (Literacy rates) List of countries by literacy rate, as included in the United Nations Development Programme Report 2009.
  4. (Literacy Rates) The amount of people in a country with the ability to read and write at a specified age.
  5. the percentage of population which can read and write a simple message in any language or dialect.
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