WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
any individual of the genus Homo, esp. a member of the species Homo sapiens.
a person, esp. as distinguished from other animals or as representing the human species:living conditions not fit for human beings; a very generous human being.
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
hu•man /ˈhyumən/USA pronunciation
AnthropologyAlso called ˈhu•man ˈbe•ing. a person;
- [before a noun] of, relating to, characteristic of, or having the nature of people:human weakness.
- Anthropology[before a noun] made up of people:the human race.
- [before a noun] of or relating to the social aspect of people:human affairs.
- sympathetic; kind;
humane:a warmly human understanding.
a man, woman, or child.
hu•man•ness, n. [uncountable]
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human being n
- a member of any of the races of Homo sapiens; person; man, woman, or child
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