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human US English

Of, relating to, or characteristic of people or human beings

human US Thesaurus

they're only human

human being US English

A man, woman, or child of the species Homo sapiens, distinguished from other animals by superior mental development, power of articulate speech, and upright stance

human chain US English

A line of people formed for passing things quickly from one site to another

human race US English

Human beings in general; humankind

human right US English

A right that is believed to belong justifiably to every person

human capital US English

The skills, knowledge, and experience possessed by an individual or population, viewed in terms of their value or cost to an organization or country

human nature US English

The general psychological characteristics, feelings, and behavioral traits of humankind, regarded as shared by all humans

human science US English

A branch of study which deals with people or their actions, including the social sciences and the humanities, as contrasted with the natural sciences or physical sciences

human shield US English

A person or group of people held near a potential target to deter attack

human geography US English

The branch of geography dealing with how human activity affects or is influenced by the earth’s surface

human interest US English

The aspect of a story in the media that interests people because it describes the experiences or emotions of individuals

human relations US English

Relations with or between people, particularly the treatment of people in a professional context

human resources US English

The personnel of a business or organization, especially when regarded as a significant asset

human engineering US English

The management of industrial labor, especially with regard to relationships between people and machines; ergonomics

human trafficking US English

The illegal movement of people, typically for the purposes of forced labor or commercial sexual exploitation

fellow human being US English

Another person, considered as sharing the condition of being a member of the human race

human papillomavirus US English

A virus with subtypes that cause diseases in humans ranging from common warts to cervical cancer

Human Genome Project US English

An international project to study the entire genetic material of a human being, completed in 2003

error US English

The state or condition of being wrong in conduct or judgment

capital1 US English

A valuable resource of a particular kind

human chorionic gonadotropin US English

A hormone produced in the human placenta that maintains the corpus luteum during pregnancy

milk of human kindness US English

Care and compassion for others

European Court of Human Rights US English

An institution of the Council of Europe, set up to protect human rights in conjunction with the European Commission for Human Rights. The Court, based in Strasbourg, is called to give judgement in cases where the Commission has failed to secure a settlement

human T cell lymphotropic virus US English

Any of a group of retroviruses that cause disease by attacking T cells

to err is human, to forgive divine US English

It is human nature to make mistakes oneself while finding it hard to forgive others

European Commission for Human Rights US English

An institution of the Council of Europe, set up to examine complaints of alleged breaches of the Convention. It is based in Strasbourg

European Convention on Human Rights US English

An international agreement set up by the Council of Europe in 1950 to protect human rights. Under the Convention were established the European Commission for Human Rights and the European Court of Human Rights

unhuman US English

Not resembling or having the qualities of a human being

nonhuman US English

Of, relating to, or characteristic of a creature or thing that is not a human being

prehuman US English

Relating to or denoting the time before the appearance of human beings, especially the evolutionary stage immediately preceding the development of modern humans

subhuman US English

Of a lower order of being than the human

hope springs eternal (in the human breast) US English

It is human nature to always find fresh cause for optimism

flea US English

A small wingless jumping insect that feeds on the blood of mammals and birds. It sometimes transmits diseases through its bite, including plague and myxomatosis

protohuman US English

A hypothetical prehistoric primate, resembling humans and thought to be their ancestor, whose profile has been compiled mainly from fossil evidence

superhuman US English

Having or showing exceptional ability or powers

human sciences in human science US English

A branch of study which deals with people or their actions, including the social sciences and the humanities, as contrasted with the natural sciences or physical sciences

human flea in flea US English

A small wingless jumping insect that feeds on the blood of mammals and birds. It sometimes transmits diseases through its bite, including plague and myxomatosis


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