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computer literacy

noun
1.
basic, nontechnical knowledge about computers and how to use them; familiarity and experience with computers, software, and computer systems.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80
Related forms
computer-literate
[kuh m-pyoo-ter-lit-er-it] /kəmˈpyu tərˈlɪt ər ɪt/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Examples for computer-literate
  • 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.
Contemporary definitions for computer-literate
adjective

having the understanding, knowledge, and skill needed to use a computer; familiar with the operations of a computer

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