[ ek-yoo-muh-niz-uhm, ih-kyoo- or, especially British, ee-kyoo- ]
/ ˈɛk yʊ məˌnɪz əm, ɪˈkyu- or, especially British, ˈi kyʊ- /
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OTHER WORDS FROM ecumenismec·u·me·nist, noun
Words nearby ecumenism
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British Dictionary definitions for ecumenism
ecumenicism (ˌiːkjʊˈmɛnɪˌsɪzəm, ˌɛk-) or ecumenicalism
/ (ɪˈkjuːməˌnɪzəm, ˈɛkjʊm-) /
the aim of unity among all Christian churches throughout the world
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Cultural definitions for ecumenism
[ (ek-yoo-muh-niz-uhm, i-kyooh-muh-nizuhm) ]
A movement promoting cooperation and better understanding among different religious groups or denominations.
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