how to pronounce humankind


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the above transcription of humankind is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

humankind is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of humankind in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of humankind


  1. The human race; mankind, humanity; Homo sapiens.

humankind frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word humankind occurs in english on average 2.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics humankind can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that humankind can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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