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[Dic] humane

by 하늘치 하늘치 2007. 2. 16.

humane  /hjumen/ 


1. ADJ
Humane people act in a kind, sympathetic way towards other people and animals, and try to do them as little harm as possible.
    In the mid-nineteenth century, Dorothea Dix began to campaign for humane treatment of the mentally ill.

2.
ADJ
Humane values and societies encourage people to act in a kind and sympathetic way towards others, even towards people they do not agree with or like.

A Humane activity is one that is thought to have a civilizing and improving effect on people.
    the humane values of socialism.


출처 : The COBUILD SERIES Learner's DICTIONARY

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