humankind

[hyoo-muhn-kahynd, -kahynd or, often, yoo-]
noun
human beings collectively; the human race.

Origin:
1635–45; from the phrase human kind; modeled on mankind

humankind, mankind, womankind.
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humankind (ˌhjuːmənˈkaɪnd)
 
n
the human race; humanity
 

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Example sentences
By studying humankind's family tree he hopes to close the gaps in our knowledge
  of human migration.
Since before the dawn of human history, humankind has lived with harsh limits.
Humankind does try to avoid repeating its atrocities.
Clearly it's to the benefit of humankind for this sort of material to be made
  as widely available as possible.
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