computer literacy

noun
familiarity with computers and how they work, especially a nontechnical understanding of microcomputers and of the role computers play in modern society.

Origin:
1975–80

computer-literate [kuhm-pyoo-ter-lit-er-it] , adjective
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Main Entry:  computer-literate
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  having the understanding, knowledge, and skill needed to use a computer; familiar with the operations of a computer
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Announcers also must be computer-literate because programming is created and edited by computer.
Grant, for example, that computerization brought about the relative increase in the earnings of computer-literate college grads.
Building a website could even generate a youthful, computer-literate following.
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