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humanize

[ hyoo-muh-nahyz or, often, yoo- ]
/ 藞hyu m蓹藢na瑟z or, often, 藞yu- /
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verb (used with object), hu路man路ized, hu路man路iz路ing.
to make humane, kind, or gentle.
to make human.
verb (used without object), hu路man路ized, hu路man路iz路ing.
to become human or humane.
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Also especially British, hu路man路ise .

Origin of humanize

First recorded in 1595鈥1605; human + -ize

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British Dictionary definitions for humanize

humanize

humanise

/ (藞hju藧m蓹藢na瑟z) /

verb
to make or become human
to make or become humane

Derived forms of humanize

humanization or humanisation, nounhumanizer or humaniser, noun
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