AskDefine | Define lettered

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lettered adj
1 able to read and write well
2 highly educated; having extensive information or understanding; "an enlightened public"; "knowing instructors"; "a knowledgeable critic"; "a knowledgeable audience" [syn: enlightened, knowing, knowledgeable, learned, well-educated, well-read]

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  1. Literate (able to read writing in letters).
  2. Educated, especially having a degree (entitled to put an abbreviations such as BS, MA, PHD, MD after a signature).


  1. simple past of letter
  2. past participle of letter

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