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English definition of “secular humanism”

secular humanism

noun [U] uk   us  
a set of beliefs that emphasize the importance of reason and of people rather than religionReligious beliefs and atheistic beliefs
secular humanist
noun [C] uk   us  
Believers and non-believersSupporters, members and defenders
(Definition of secular humanism from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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