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hu•mane



Pronunciation: (hyOO-mān' or, often, yOO-), [key]
adj.
1. characterized by tenderness, compassion, and sympathy for people and animals, esp. for the suffering or distressed: humane treatment of horses.
2. of or pertaining to humanistic studies.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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