human

human human adj. 1. [only before noun] of or connected with people rather than animals, machines or gods • 人的:
»the human body / brain
人体/脑
»human anatomy / activity / behaviour / experience
人体解剖学;人的活动/行为/经历
»a terrible loss of human life
生命的惨重损失
»Contact with other people is a basic human need.
和他人接触是人的基本需要。
»This food is not fit for human consumption.
这种食物不适合人食用。
»human geography (= the study of the way different people live around the world)
人文地理学
»The hostages were used as a human shield (= a person or group of people that is forced to stay in a particular place where they would be hurt or killed if their country attacked it).
人质被当成了人体盾牌。
»Firefighters formed a human chain (= a line of people) to carry the children to safety.
消防队员组成人链把孩子们救到了安全的地方。
»Human remains (= the body of a dead person) were found inside the house.
在房子里发现了尸体。
2. showing the weaknesses that are typical of people, which means that other people should not criticize the person too much • 显示人类特有弱点的;人本性的:
»human weaknesses / failings
人性的弱点/缺点
»We must allow for human error.
我们必须考虑到人为的失误。
»Itˈs only human to want the best for your children.
为自己的孩子谋求最好的条件是人之常情。
3. having the same feelings and emotions as most ordinary people • 有人情味的;通人情的:
»Heˈs really very human when you get to know him.
你若了解他,就知道他确实很有人情味。
»The public is always attracted to politicians who have the human touch (= the ability to make ordinary people feel relaxed when they meet them).
公众总是对平易近人的政治人物有好感。
--› compare inhuman , non-human 【IDIOMS】 the ˈhuman face of... • a person who is involved in a subject, issue, etc. and makes it easier for ordinary people to understand and have sympathy with it • (较容易看出是)搞…的人;带…面相的人:
»He is the human face of party politics.
他长就一副搞政党政治者的脸相。
with a ˈhuman face • that considers the needs of ordinary people • 考虑老百姓需要的;有人情味的;有人性的:
»This was science with a human face.
这是大众需要的科学。
--› more at milk n. noun • (also ˌhuman ˈbeing) a person rather than an animal or a machine • 人:
»Dogs can hear much better than humans.
狗的听觉比人灵敏得多。
»That is no way to treat another human being.
那绝不是对待他人的方式。
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['hju:mәn]
n. 人, 人類
adj. 人的, 人類的, 人性的, 有同情心的

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