Asked • 08/04/19

Can an adverb modify a noun?

Is it right to say:> the scientifically literate? The reason I ask is that "The literate" is a noun. And the adverb *scientifically* modifies it. But as far as I know, adverbs cannot modifies noun. Is this rule wrong, or is this phrase ungrammatical?

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Courtney D. answered • 08/04/19

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