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humanitarian

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noun hu·man·i·tar·i·an \hyü-ˌma-nə-ˈter-ē-ən, yü-\

Simple Definition of humanitarian

  • : a person who works to make other people's lives better

Full Definition of humanitarian

  1. :  a person promoting human welfare and social reform :  philanthropist

humanitarian adjective
hu·man·i·tar·i·an·ism play \-ē-ə-ˌni-zəm\ noun

Examples of humanitarian

  1. She has been recognized as a great humanitarian for her efforts to end world hunger.



1844

First Known Use of humanitarian

1844


HUMANITARIAN Defined for Kids

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humanitarian

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noun hu·man·i·tar·i·an \hyü-ˌma-nə-ˈter-ē-ən, yü-\

Definition of humanitarian

  1. :  a person who works to improve the lives and living conditions of other people




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humanitarian

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adjective hu·man·i·tar·i·an

Definition of humanitarian

  1. :  relating to or characteristic of people who work to improve the lives and living conditions of other people <humanitarian efforts>





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