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"inhumane" in British English

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inhumaneadjective

uk   /ˌɪn.hjuːˈmeɪn/  us   /ˌɪn.hjuːˈmeɪn/
cruel and ​causingsuffering to ​people or ​animals: Conditions for ​prisoners were ​described as inhumane. Many ​peoplebelievefactoryfarming is inhumane.
inhumanely
adverb uk   /ˌɪn.hjuːˈmeɪn.li/  us   /ˌɪn.hjuːˈmeɪn.li/
(Definition of inhumane from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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inhumaneadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌɪn·hjuˈmeɪn/
cruel to ​people or ​animals in not ​caring about ​theirsuffering or about the ​conditions under which they ​live: We have a ​responsibility to ​protectanimals from inhumane ​treatment.
(Definition of inhumane from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inhumane”
in Spanish inhumano…
in Vietnamese vô nhân đạo…
in Malaysian kejam…
in Thai ขาดมนุษยธรรม…
in French cruel…
in German unmenschlich…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不仁慈的, 不人道的…
in Turkish insanlık dışı, insafsız, acımasız…
in Russian негуманный, жестокий…
in Indonesian kejam…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不仁慈的, 不人道的…
in Polish nieludzki, niehumanitarny…
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