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humanitarian (s) (noun), humanitarians (pl)
A person who advocates or practices concern for the pain or suffering of other people and who devotes and strives to help others improve their lives.
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humanitarian (adjective), more humanitarian, most humanitarian
1. A reference to someone who is devoted to the promotion of human welfare and the advancement of social reforms; a philanthropist: Joe, quite a humanitarian, was determined to support those in need and so he helped the blind, the poor, and made donations to relief programs.
2. Relating to efforts to help people who are living in very bad conditions and who are suffering because of a war, flood, earthquake, etc.: After the bombing and end of the armed conflicts, humanitarian aid was given to the victims who had lost their homes, were very sick and needed medication, and to those who were starving.
Concerned with the needs of other people.
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