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And where does our common humanity begin? The Sun (2016)Elections always prove that politics is a branch of the humanities rather than the sciences. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The arts and humanities still include some of the most popular subjects. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Are arts and humanities still worth pursuing? Times, Sunday Times (2016)He crossed continents for the destiny of our people and humanity. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Above all else Treasure what you get out of social science or humanities degrees. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The arts and humanities include some of the subjects that have been hit the worst by the introduction of 9,000 fees. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This should reignite it and thus save humanity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One of the great myths about humanity is that we are in charge. Christianity Today (2000)Yet the narrative is full of humanity and profoundly moving. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Government funding has been withdrawn from arts and humanities courses. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is too full of humanity and humour to be that. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We need to recognize the humanity of the people who are starving. Thompkins, Peter, Bird, Christopher Secrets of the Soil (1990)If any of the partygoers are found guilty of glorifying crimes against humanity they could face prison. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It just underlines the humanity of the person! Pearson, Althea Growing Through Loss and Grief (1994)What else is there to hold onto at times like this but common humanity? Oliver Poole BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)Their loved ones are dying for humanity and the world. The Sun (2009)What he discovered could rewrite the history of humanity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Does one have to sacrifice his humanity to save humanity? Times, Sunday Times (2008)It fed into the great humanity and integrity he showed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She certainly seemed more manipulator than victim in a castle full of damaged humanity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But when it comes to the humanities and arts subjects it often is. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Trains bring out the humanity in people. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was a much harder test of his philosophy and humanity than was the case with his writings on apartheid. Boyne, Roy Foucault and Derrida - The Other Side Of Reason (1990)Some also offer humanities and languages. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Rather like humanity itself, you might say. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Sadly, students following courses in the social sciences and humanities do very little reading today. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Students can also study a language, humanity or an arts subject. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What profundity lightly carried, and what humour and humanity! The Times Literary Supplement (2014)We are left with a culture that seeks only to entertain and refuses to deal with humanity's deepest dilemmas. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)She used her earthy wisdom and uncanny discernment with kindness and humanity, seasoned with an enjoyment of the absurd. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This urged journalists to see their role as serving rather than exploiting humanity, and to use their influence to build a more just society. Times, Sunday Times (2011)

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British English: humanity NOUN
All the people in the world can be referred to as humanity.
They face charges of committing crimes against humanity.

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