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Buchmanism

[boo k-muh-niz-uh m, buhk-] /ˈbʊk məˌnɪz əm, ˈbʌk-/
noun
1.
the principles or the international movement of Moral Re-Armament or of the Oxford Group, or belief in or adherence to them.
Origin of Buchmanism
1925-1930
1925-30; Frank N. D. Buchman (1879-1961), U.S. religious leader; see -ism
Related forms
Buchmanite
[boo k-muh-nahyt, buhk-] /ˈbʊk məˌnaɪt, ˈbʌk-/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Buchmanism

Buchmanism

/ˈbʊkməˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
another name for Moral Rearmament
Derived Forms
Buchmanite, noun, adjective
Word Origin
C20: named after Frank Buchman (1878–1961), US evangelist who founded it
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