Definition of human race in English:

human race


the human race
  • Human beings in general; humankind.

    ‘trees are vital to the survival of the human race’
    • ‘Prosecutors called them " enemies of the human race ".’
    • ‘Three years ago a group of scientists made a breathtaking breakthrough by publishing a genetic map showing the DNA breakdown of the human race.’
    • ‘The history of perfume is often intertwined with the history of the human race.’
    • ‘The poet heroes were the children of the human race.’
    • ‘Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.’
    • ‘I agree on nuclear war still being our safest bet for total destruction of the human race.’
    • ‘In The Time Machine, published in 1895, H. G. Wells envisions a human race divided.’
    • ‘Me, I am a secular humanist who believes in the dignity of all members of the human race.’
    • ‘His discovery of the tubercle bacillus was a starting point for a worldwide campaign against an age-old scourge of the human race.’
    • ‘I could actually see a stronger argument to eat the weaker members of the human race who throw away their advantages.’
    • ‘I think the human race, from its earliest history, has been fascinated with the story of creation.’
    • ‘The human race has very little experience traveling to the Moon.’
    • ‘Consider a scale with a range of 0-10 that depicts the multitude of common problems faced by the human race.’
    • ‘We cannot condone a religion or a political party that ignores the rights of half the human race.’
    • ‘Talking like that is going to bring about the extinction of the human race.’
    • ‘His comments were supported by a number of scientists writing in the New Scientist, some of whom said the human race may not even survive the increase in temperatures.’
    • ‘I see the scientists of the world have been making some amazing discoveries to benefit the human race rather than sitting on their backsides wasting public funds.’
    • ‘However, his kindness was not based upon any great expectations of the human race, whom he regarded with distaste or with detachment rather than with love.’
    • ‘One path before us leads to the past, and the extinction of the human race.’
    • ‘All three ideologies are radical utopias which, at their core, have a theory for how the human race can be improved.’


human race

/ˌ(h)yo͞omən ˈrās/ /ˌ(h)jumən ˈreɪs/