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Every State has the primary duty to protect its own population from grave and sustained violations of human rights, as well as from the consequences of humanitarian crises, whether natural or man-made.
Pope Benedict XVI

Meaning of "human" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HUMAN

From Latin hūmānus; related to Latin homō man.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HUMAN

human  [ˈhjuːmən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HUMAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Human can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES HUMAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

human

Human

Modern humans are the only extant members of the hominin clade, a branch of great apes characterized by erect posture and bipedal locomotion; manual dexterity and increased tool use; and a general trend toward larger, more complex brains and societies. Early hominids, such as the australopithecines who had more apelike brains and skulls, are less often thought of or referred to as "human" than hominids of the genus Homo some of whom used fire, occupied much of Eurasia, and gave rise to anatomically modern Homo sapiens in Africa about 200,000 years ago where they began to exhibit evidence of behavioral modernity around 50,000 years ago and migrated out in successive waves to occupy all but the smallest, driest, and coldest lands; and permanently manned bases in Antarctica, on offshore platforms, and orbiting the Earth. The spread of humans and their large and increasing population has had a destructive impact on large areas of the environment and millions of native species worldwide.

Definition of human in the English dictionary

The first definition of human in the dictionary is of, characterizing, or relating to man and mankind. Other definition of human is consisting of people. Human is also having the attributes of man as opposed to animals, divine beings, or machines.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HUMAN


antihuman
ˌæntɪˈhjuːmən
crewman
ˈkruːmən
decuman
ˈdɛkjuːmən
ichneumon
ɪkˈnjuːmən
infrahuman
ˌɪnfrəˈhjuːmən
inhuman
ɪnˈhjuːmən
Newman
ˈnjuːmən
nonhuman
ˌnɒnˈhjuːmən
panhuman
pænˈhjuːmən
prehuman
priːˈhjuːmən
preterhuman
ˌpriːtəˈhjuːmən
protohuman
ˌprəʊtəʊˈhjuːmən
Schumann
ˈʃuːmən
subhuman
sʌbˈhjuːmən
superhuman
ˌsuːpəˈhjuːmən
Trueman
ˈtruːmən
Truman
ˈtruːmən
ultrahuman
ˌʌltrəˈhjuːmən
unhuman
ʌnˈhjuːmən
Yuman
ˈjuːmən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HUMAN

huma
human being
human capital
human cloning
human ecology
human embryonic stem cell
human engineering
human error
Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority
human genome
human growth hormone
human immunodeficiency virus
human interest
human interest story
human megaphone
human nature
human papilloma virus
human race
human resource management
human resources

WORDS THAT END LIKE HUMAN

as one man
batman
cayman
chairman
Coleman
freeman
german
half-human
Hanuman
Hoffman
man
Oman
quadruman
roman
Schuman
superman
to a man
virtual human
woman
zaman

Synonyms and antonyms of human in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HUMAN»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «human» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of human

Translation of «human» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HUMAN

Find out the translation of human to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of human from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «human» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

人类的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

humano
570 millions of speakers

English

human
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मानव
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بَشَرِيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

человеческий
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

humano
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মানবীয়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

humain
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Manusia
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

menschlich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

人間の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사람의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Manungsa
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thuộc loài người
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மனித
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मानवी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

insan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

umano
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

człowiek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

людський
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

uman
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανθρώπινος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

menslike
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mänsklig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

menneskelig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of human

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HUMAN»

The term «human» is very widely used and occupies the 434 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HUMAN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «human» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «human» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about human

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10 QUOTES WITH «HUMAN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word human.
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Lauren Bacall
I hope I'm thought of as not just a showbiz personality, but as someone who has lived a life and who has hopefully made a contribution to something along the way - someone who is a human being as well as an actress.
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Emma Bell
I feel like we're attracted to paths in life that force us to look at our weaknesses or deficiencies as human beings. Not to get all deep on you, but that's how I feel.
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Aimee Bender
I like the idea of a place that is dealing with painful, messy, frightening, and very human events that is also so beautiful and ethereal.
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Pope Benedict XVI
Every State has the primary duty to protect its own population from grave and sustained violations of human rights, as well as from the consequences of humanitarian crises, whether natural or man-made.
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Matt Blunt
The spirit and determination of the people to chart their own destiny is the greatest power for good in human affairs.
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Olympia Brown
Fortuitous circumstances constitute the moulds that shape the majority of human lives, and the hasty impress of an accident is too often regarded as the relentless decree of all ordaining fate.
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Kim Campbell
For me, unemployment and poverty in the Greater Montreal area is not mainly a problem of structure, or design, or statistics. It is a profoundly human situation.
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Robert Casey
From the beginning, each human embryo has its own unique genetic identity.
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Joan Chen
I would never offer advice without the person asking for it. I, in general, don't believe in giving advice, actually, as a human being I don't.
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Adam Clarke
But this Christ or Redeemer took not upon him the nature of angels, but the seed of Abraham, that is, human nature, that in the nature which sinned he might make the expiation required.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HUMAN»

Discover the use of human in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to human and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Human Transit: How Clearer Thinking about Public Transit Can ...
Whether you are in the field or simply a concerned citizen, here is an accessible guide to achieving successful public transit that will enrich any community.
Jarrett Walker, 2012
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Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry:
"These essays make a splendid book. Ignatieff's lectures are engaging and vigorous; they also combine some rather striking ideas with savvy perceptions about actual domestic and international politics.
Michael Ignatieff, Amy Gutmann, 2001
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Advanced Human Nutrition
Rev. ed. of: Advanced human nutrition / Robert E.C. Wildman, Denis M. Medeiros. 2000.
Denis Medeiros, Robert Wildman, 2011
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The Human-Computer Interaction Handbook: Fundamentals, ...
This second edition of The Human-Computer Interaction Handbook provides an updated, comprehensive overview of the most important research in the field, including insights that are directly applicable throughout the process of developing ...
Andrew Sears, Julie A. Jacko, 2007
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THE ECOLOGY OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
To understand the way children develop, Bronfenbrenner believes that it is necessary to observe their behavior in natural settings, while they are interacting with familiar adults over prolonged periods of time.
Urie BRONFENBRENNER, 1979
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Women's Rights, Human Rights: International Feminist ...
Women's Right, Human Rights promises to be the most important book available on the subject of women's human rights worldwide. It includes contributions by activists, journalist, lawyers and scholars from twenty-one countries.
Julie Peters, Andrea Wolper, 1995
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An Introduction to Human Services
The text provides a solid grounding in such fundamental concepts as serving the whole person, using an interdisciplinary approach, interacting with helper and client, preparing generalists, and empowering clients.
Marianne Woodside, Tricia McClam, 2011
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World Poverty and Human Rights
Thomas Pogge tries to explain how most of the population of this planet can excuse world poverty.
Thomas W. Pogge, 2008
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An Introduction to Human Disease: Pathology and ...
This Text Also Indicates How The Disturbances Cause The Clinical Manifestations Of Various Diseases And Guide Treatment.
Leonard V. Crowley, 2007
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Human Capital: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis, with ...
This expanded edition includes four new chapters, covering recent ideas about human capital, fertility and economic growth, the division of labor, economic considerations within the family, and inequality in earnings.
Gary S. Becker, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HUMAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term human is used in the context of the following news items.
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Human legs, arm found in downtown New Haven … - WTNH.com
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — New Haven police confirm that they have located the remains of human legs near the train tracks at the corner ... «WTNH Connecticut News, Jul 15»
2
The emerging science of human screams - Phys.org
One possible explanation, published July 16 in the journal Current Biology, is that human screams possess a unique acoustic property found to ... «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
3
Vatican to Hold Meetings on Climate Change and Human Trafficking
The climate change meeting, which will be held July 21 and 22 alongside a meeting on human trafficking, was announced on Wednesday at a ... «Newsweek, Jul 15»
4
Ancient owl vomit may show 'dramatic' human impact on ecosystem …
Now, scientists have used those remains to show that human changes to the landscape over the last 100 years may have thrown the area's ... «Science /AAAS, Jul 15»
5
Donald Trump 'the most in-demand human being ... on the planet …
“He is the most in-demand human being right now on the planet,” he said. Mr. Cohen also fired back at Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina ... «Washington Times, Jul 15»
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Second Human Case Of West Nile Virus Confirmed In Oklahoma …
The first confirmed human case of the virus in Oklahoma County was announced on June 9. So far it is the sixth confirmed human case in the ... «news9.com KWTV, Jul 15»
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US Urged to Keep Focus on Human Rights in Iran, Cuba - VOA
Leading human rights groups told U.S. lawmakers that historic diplomatic breakthroughs with Iran and Cuba should not shield either nation ... «Voice of America, Jul 15»
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Exclusive: U.S. poised to upgrade Cuba in annual human trafficking …
WASHINGTON The United States is set to remove Cuba from the bottom tier on its list of worst human trafficking centers, U.S. sources said, ... «Reuters, Jul 15»
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Victor Davis Hanson: The danger of ignoring truths about human
Given human nature, people also like to blame their self-created dilemmas on cosmic forces not of their own making. Take Greece. The Greek ... «San Jose Mercury News, Jul 15»
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Dealmakers must end their silence on human rights abuses in Iran …
After an historic nuclear agreement was reached with six world powers on Tuesday, Iranian president Hassan Rouhani hailed the end of the ... «Left Foot Forward, Jul 15»

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