[ek-yoo-muh-niz-uh m, ih-kyoo- or, esp. British, ee-kyoo-]
Origin of ecumenism
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ecumenicism (ˌiːkjʊˈmɛnɪˌsɪzəm, ˌɛk-) or ecumenicalism
- the aim of unity among all Christian churches throughout the world
Word Origin and History for ecumenism
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
A movement promoting cooperation and better understanding among different religious groups or denominations.
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