Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of humanize.
  • v. a monoclonal antibody derived from a mostly human source

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Examples

  • Action star Donnie Yen has teamed with two of the filmmakers behind the hit Hong Kong crime thriller "Infernal Affairs" for what they call a "humanized" take on an icon from China's fabled Three Kingdoms period.

    The Seattle Times

  • Donnie Yen tackles iconic Three Kingdoms general Action star Donnie Yen has teamed with two of the filmmakers behind the hit Hong Kong crime thriller "Infernal Affairs" for what they call a "humanized" take on an icon from China's fabled Three Kingdoms period.

    The Seattle Times

  • Their name humanized them and relieved his awkward feeling.

    If Winter Comes

  • And for this reason it is said to be "humanized" -- not that it assumed a man, but that it assumed human nature.

    Summa Theologica, Part III (Tertia Pars) From the Complete American Edition

  • Animals are humanized, that is, the kinship between animal and human life is still keenly felt, and this reminds us of those early animistic interpretations of nature which subsequently led to doctrines of metempsychosis.

    The Art of the Story-Teller

  • They have an option for people to contact you without giving out your email address, but if you use the "humanized" url format, that is your gmail address.

    Google Profiles, namespace lock-in & social search | FactoryCity

  • Viewers wrote to me in droves via email, Facebook, and Twitter; there were grateful that I had "humanized" him.

    Gotham Chopra: One More for Michael Jackson

  • That being the case, why shouldn't Hillary attempt to "even the score" by revisiting the delegates 'impression now that Obama has finally been "humanized"?

    Hillary: Pledged Delegates "Just Like" Supers ��� They Can Switch

  • Instead, the producers seemed to think Belle needed to be "humanized," which translates into much melodramatic angst and bemoaning the fact she can't have a romantic relationship while maintaining her call girl career.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Paul Bulcke, chief executive of Swiss foods giant Nestlé SA, which owns several pet-food brands, said earlier this month that consumers who have "humanized" their pets refuse to trade down despite the economic climate.

    Tyson Pursues Market for Pampered Pooches

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