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noun [uncountable] humanism pronunciation in British English /ˈhjuːməˌnɪz(ə)m/
  1. the belief that people can live using their intelligence and reason rather than depending on a god or religion. Someone who believes in humanism is called a humanist.

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 humanism pronunciation in British English /ˌhjuːməˈnɪstɪk/ adjective


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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