Definition of numeracy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

numeracy

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noun
NAmE//ˈnumərəsi//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a good basic knowledge of mathematics; the ability to understand and work with numbers standards of literacy and numeracy
NAmE//ˈnumərət//
 
adjective All students should be numerate and literate when they finish school. opposite innumerate
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: numeracy