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1. Regarding humans as the central element of the universe.
2. Interpreting reality exclusively in terms of human values and experience.

an′thro·po·cen′tri·cal·ly adv.
an′thro·po·cen·tric′i·ty (-trĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
an′thro·po·cen′trism n.
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regarding man as the most important and central factor in the universe
ˌanthropoˈcentrism n
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(ˌæn θrə poʊˈsɛn trɪk)

1. regarding the human being as the central fact of the universe.
2. assuming human beings to be the final aim and end of the universe.
3. viewing and interpreting everything in terms of human experience and values.
an`thro•po•cen′tri•cal•ly, adv.
an`thro•po•cen′trism, n.
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Adj.1.anthropocentric - human-centered; "our anthropocentric view of the world"
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[ˌænθrəʊʊˈsentrɪk] ADJantropocéntrico
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