Meaning of “humanism” in the English Dictionary

"humanism" in British English

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humanismnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈhjuː.mə.nɪ.zəm/ us /ˈhjuː.mə.nɪ.zəm/
humanist
noun [ C ] uk /ˈhjuː.mə.nɪst/ us /ˈhjuː.mə.nɪst/

a person who believes in humanism

humanist
adjective uk /ˈhjuː.mə.nɪst/ us /ˈhjuː.mə.nɪst/

humanistic
adjective uk /ˌhjuː.məˈnɪs.tɪk/ us /ˌhjuː.məˈnɪs.tɪk/

humanistic principles

(Definition of “humanism” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"humanism" in American English

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humanismnoun [ U ]

us /ˈhju·məˌnɪz·əm/

social studies a system of thought and reasoning based on human values and interests, often without accepting the beliefs of religion

(Definition of “humanism” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)