ecumenicalism

[ ek-yoo-men-i-kuh-liz-uhm or, especially British, ee-kyoo- ]
/ ˌɛk yʊˈmɛn ɪ kəˌlɪz əm or, especially British, ˌi kyʊ- /

noun

the doctrines and practices of the ecumenical movement.

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Origin of ecumenicalism

First recorded in 1945–50; ecumenical + -ism
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