computer literacy


noun

basic, nontechnical knowledge about computers and how to use them; familiarity and experience with computers, software, and computer systems.

Nearby words

  1. computer dating,
  2. computer game,
  3. computer graphics,
  4. computer language,
  5. computer law,
  6. computer literate,
  7. computer memory,
  8. computer program,
  9. computer science,
  10. computer typesetting

Origin of computer literacy

First recorded in 1975–80

Related formscom·put·er-lit·er·ate [kuh m-pyoo-ter-lit-er-it] /kəmˈpyu tərˈlɪt ər ɪt/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for computer literate

computer literate

adjective

able to use computers
Derived Formscomputer literacy, noun

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