[man-kahynd for 1; man-kahynd for 2]
the human race; human beings collectively without reference to sex; humankind.
men, as distinguished from women.

1250–1300; Middle English; see man1, kind2

premankind, noun

humankind, mankind, womankind.

See -man. Unabridged
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mankind (ˌmænˈkaɪnd)
1.  human beings collectively; humanity
2.  men collectively, as opposed to womankind
usage  Nowadays many people object to the use of mankind to refer to all human beings and use the term humankind instead

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Word Origin & History

O.E. mancynn, from man (n.) + cynn "kin" (see kind (n.)).
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Example sentences
But mankind has produced tens of thousands of human ones, including in our
  prison system.
Name one fire anytime in the history of mankind that totally dissolved,
  disintegrated, pulverized human flesh.
The list goes on-the benefits to mankind are manifold.
Nevertheless mankind is able to move enormous blocks over long distance since
  thousands of years.
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