literate adj.

VERBS be | become

ADV. highly, very Only highly literate people are capable of discussing these subjects. | fully They are the first fully literate generation in the country. | barely, hardly He was uneducated and barely literate. | fairly, quite | economically, musically, politically, technologically (= educated about economics, music, etc.)

PREP. in Both parents were literate in English.

PHRASES computer literate (= able to use a computer)