- having the interests of mankind at heart
- of or relating to ethical or theological humanitarianism
- a philanthropist
- an adherent of humanitarianism
Translations for 'humanitarian'
- British English: humanitarian If a person or society has humanitarian ideas or behaviour, they try to avoid making people suffer or they help people who are suffering.Air bombardment raised criticism on the humanitarian grounds that innocent civilians might suffer.hjuːˌmænɪˈtɛərɪən ADJECTIVE
- Arabic: إِنْسَانِيٌّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: humanitário humanitária
- Chinese: 人道主义的
- Croatian: humanitaran humanitarna
- Czech: humanitární
- Danish: humanitær
- Dutch: humanitair
- European Spanish: humanitario humanitaria
- Finnish: humanitaarinen
- French: humanitaire
- German: Menschenrechtler Menschenrechtlerin
- Greek: ανθρωπιστικός ανθρωπιστική
- Italian: umanitario umanitaria
- Japanese: 人道主義の
- Korean: 인도주의자
- Norwegian: humanitær
- Polish: humanitarny humanitarna
- Portuguese: humanitário humanitária
- Romanian: umanitar umanitar, umanitară, umanitari, umanitare
- Russian: гуманный гуманная
- Spanish: humanitario humanitaria
- Swedish: humanitär humanitärt
- Thai: มีมนุษยธรรม
- Turkish: hümanist
- Ukrainian: гуманітарний
- Vietnamese: nhân đạo
Example Sentences Including 'humanitarian'
A daughter who earnt peanuts roaming the world for peculiar humanitarian aid organisations.
SEA MUSIC (2003)
Bowing to humanitarian pressures, President Carter permitted the mortally sick Shah to receive medical treatment in New York.
The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century
First because they needed all the information they could get, and secondly on humanitarian grounds.
Death Speaks Softly
If Tony Blair wants to send humanitarian troops and engineers, well and good.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
Rather, US concern about civilian casualties is more about how such issues play in today's supposedly humanitarian era.
The UN would be relegated to dealing with marginal regional conflicts, war reconstruction, peacekeeping and humanitarian relief.
Globe and Mail (2003)
They will give the locals confidence and create the right conditions to allow the humanitarian agencies to do their work.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
They will, in effect, have the status of temporary refugees, granted on humanitarian grounds under the 1935 Aliens Act.
Irish Times (2002)
`We don't draw straight lines here, Waddington, nor are we in a particularly honourable or humanitarian profession.
The Endless Game
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