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humankind

[hyoo-muh n-kahynd, -kahynd or, often, yoo-] /ˈhyu mənˌkaɪnd, -ˈkaɪnd or, often, ˈyu-/
noun
1.
human beings collectively; the human race.
Origin of humankind
1635-1645
1635-45; from the phrase human kind; modeled on mankind
Can be confused
humankind, mankind, womankind.
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humankind

/ˌhjuːmənˈkaɪnd/
noun
1.
the human race; humanity
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n.

1640s, properly two words, from human + kind (n.).

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