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English definition of “mankind”

mankind

noun [U]     /mænˈkaɪnd/ (also humankind)
B2 the whole of the human race , including both men and women: Mankind has always been obsessed by power . → Compare womankindHumans, apes and monkeysPeople in general womankindGrammar:Man, mankind or people?
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