[ book-muh-niz-uhm, buhk- ]
/ ˈbʊk məˌnɪz əm, ˈbʌk- /
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the principles or the international movement of Moral Re-Armament or of the Oxford Group, or belief in or adherence to them.
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Origin of Buchmanism
1925–30; Frank N. D. Buchman (1879–1961), U.S. religious leader; see -ism
OTHER WORDS FROM BuchmanismBuch·man·ite [book-muh-nahyt, buhk-], /ˈbʊk məˌnaɪt, ˈbʌk-/, noun
Words nearby Buchmanism
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British Dictionary definitions for Buchmanism
/ (ˈbʊkməˌnɪzəm) /
another name for Moral Rearmament
Derived forms of BuchmanismBuchmanite, noun, adjective
Word Origin for Buchmanism
C20: named after Frank Buchman (1878–1961), US evangelist who founded it
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