[ hyoo-man-iks or, often, yoo- ]
/ hyuˈmæn ɪks or, often, yu- /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
the study of the nature or affairs of humankind.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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