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nounthe human race
Human beings in general; humankind:‘trees are vital to the survival of the human race’
- ‘Me, I am a secular humanist who believes in the dignity of all members of the human race.’
- ‘The human race has very little experience traveling to the Moon.’
- ‘Consider a scale with a range of 0-10 that depicts the multitude of common problems faced by the human race.’
- ‘I could actually see a stronger argument to eat the weaker members of the human race who throw away their advantages.’
- ‘His comments were supported by a number of scientists writing in the New Scientist, some of whom said the human race may not even survive the increase in temperatures.’
- ‘Talking like that is going to bring about the extinction of the human race.’
- ‘Three years ago a group of scientists made a breathtaking breakthrough by publishing a genetic map showing the DNA breakdown of the human race.’
- ‘I think the human race, from its earliest history, has been fascinated with the story of creation.’
- ‘The history of perfume is often intertwined with the history of the human race.’
- ‘In The Time Machine, published in 1895, H. G. Wells envisions a human race divided.’
- ‘I see the scientists of the world have been making some amazing discoveries to benefit the human race rather than sitting on their backsides wasting public funds.’
- ‘However, his kindness was not based upon any great expectations of the human race, whom he regarded with distaste or with detachment rather than with love.’
- ‘I agree on nuclear war still being our safest bet for total destruction of the human race.’
- ‘Prosecutors called them " enemies of the human race ".’
- ‘The poet heroes were the children of the human race.’
- ‘His discovery of the tubercle bacillus was a starting point for a worldwide campaign against an age-old scourge of the human race.’
- ‘Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.’
- ‘All three ideologies are radical utopias which, at their core, have a theory for how the human race can be improved.’
- ‘We cannot condone a religion or a political party that ignores the rights of half the human race.’
- ‘One path before us leads to the past, and the extinction of the human race.’
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