Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of humanizing, or the state of being humanized; a making human or humane; assimilation to humanity. Also spelled humanisation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of humanizing.

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  • noun The act of humanizing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of making more human

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Examples

  • But if humanization is our ideal and our aspiration, we must note that education as dehumanization is too often both policy and practice.

    April « 2007 « Bill Ayers

  • But if humanization is our ideal and our aspiration, we must note that education as dehumanization is too often both policy and practice.

    A Struggle With NCATE and AERA

  • Their inquiries under the caring guidance of the teacher-librarian are searches for Freire's "humanization," as well as re-created realities and social transformation.

    School Library: For the Love of Learning

  • Their inquiries under the caring guidance of the teacher-librarian are searches for Freire's "humanization," as well as re-created realities and social transformation.

    October 2008

  • Maybe Patti Solis-Doyle's "humanization" could have worked if fully committed to.

    The Hillary Campaign Memos: Fury Over Leaks, A Belated Push On Florida

  • Now, with the host of their "Breakfast Television" show expecting her baby and growing larger every day, we are seeing a "humanization" of the "fetus" as we have never seen before on this particular television station.

    Toronto City TV Goes Pro-Life - Unintentionally

  • Having concluded this, Gorbachev was faced with a difficult task of selling the "humanization" of Soviet international relations, including phased withdrawal of Soviet troops from key European locations, to the politburo.

    Making the History of 1989

  • I like that phrase "humanization" better than the phrase "socialization", because the latter seems to conjure up the bogie of Marx and Socialism, and what I am thinking about is that not any particular economic system is really a cure for our complex economic ills.

    The World Crisis and the Outlook

  • However here, the important caveat is that this conception of the social does not amount to a "humanization" of the natural, but rather an expansion of the social beyond the human.

    Larval Subjects .

  • State Duma deputies and President Dmitry Medvedev started using the word "humanization" a lot.

    The St. Petersburg Times

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