Definition of humankind noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌhjuːmənˈkaɪnd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhjuːmənˈkaɪnd//
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people in general see also mankindExtra examples These advances should be used for the benefit of all humankind. This could mean a safer future, not just for humankind, but for the planet as a whole. This could provide new clues about the origins of humankind.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: humankind