Doctor of Letters; Doctor of Literature.
[lee duh zhys-tees] /li də ʒüsˈtis/ French. 1. the sofa upon which the king of France sat when holding formal sessions of the parliament. 2. the session itself.
[lahyt] /laɪt/ adjective 1. an informal, simplified spelling of 2 (defs 12, 13), used especially in labeling or advertising commercial products: lite beer. noun 2. 2 (def 36). 1. a combining form used in the names of minerals or fossils: aerolite; chrysolite. /laɪt/ adjective 1. (of food and drink) containing few calories or little alcohol […]
[lee-ter] /ˈli tər/ noun 1. a unit of capacity redefined in 1964 by a reduction of 28 parts in a million to be exactly equal to one cubic decimeter. It is equivalent to 1.0567 U.S. liquid quarts and is equal to the volume of one kilogram of distilled water at 4°C. Abbreviation: l. [lahyt] /laɪt/ […]
- Literacy hour
noun 1. (in England and Wales) a daily reading and writing lesson that was introduced into the national primary school curriculum in 1998 to raise standards of literacy