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humanismnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈhjuː.mə.nɪ.zəm/
humanist
noun [C] uk   us   /-nɪst/
a ​person who ​believes in humanism
humanist
adjective uk   us  
humanist ​beliefs/​writers/​ideas
humanistic
adjective uk   us   /ˌhjuː.məˈnɪs.tɪk/
humanistic ​principles
(Definition of humanism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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humanismnoun [U]

 us   /ˈhju·məˌnɪz·əm/
social studies a ​system of ​thought and ​reasoningbased on ​humanvalues and ​interests, often without ​accepting the ​beliefs of ​religion
(Definition of humanism from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “humanism”
in Spanish humanismo…
in Vietnamese chủ nghĩa nhân văn…
in Malaysian humanisme…
in Thai มนุษยนิยม…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人本主义,人文主义…
in Turkish insanları sevme ülküsü, insancıllık, hümanizm…
in Russian гуманизм…
in Indonesian humanisme…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人本主義,人文主義…
in Polish humanizm…
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