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  • verb Chiefly Brit. Same as humanize.

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  • verb UK Alternative spelling of humanize.

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  • verb make more humane

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The effect has been to "humanise" toys more than ever before.

    So girls are not all as nice as pie. And your point is? | Barbara Ellen

  • The initiative is said to be the brainchild of Downing Street chief of strategy Stephen Carter and is intended to 'humanise' the Prime Minister as his popularity continues to wane. '

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

  • Brown recently gave an hour-long prime-time TV interview in which he spoke candidly about holding his daughter Jennifer before she died 10 days after her birth, in what was widely seen as a strategy to 'humanise' his dour image.

    Raw Story

  • But he also went on a peace mission to Israel, trying to show an Israeli perspective on conflicts in the Middle East to Iranians and also to "humanise" Iranians.

    canada.com Top Stories

  • But he also went on a peace mission to Israel, trying to show an Israeli perspective on conflicts in the Middle East to Iranians and also to "humanise" Iranians.

    canada.com Top Stories

  • Brown recently gave an hour-long prime-time TV interview in which he spoke candidly about holding his daughter Jennifer before she died 10 days after her birth, in what was widely seen as a strategy to 'humanise' his dour image.

    Raw Story

  • Christian de Portzamparc's studio will lead an international project to 'humanise' the European quarter of Brussels.

    cafebabel.com

  • Keith Vaz, chairman of the Commons home affairs select committee, also said this would "humanise" officers and improve relations with the public.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • "The best thing is that they're trying to 'humanise' [Firefox] add-ons," said Maone in an email.

    PC World

  • Tom Jane, although we comic book fans will admit he watered down the character, what he actually did was "humanise" him for the general audience.

    Comic Book Movie

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