[ ahy-ren-iks, ahy-ree-niks ]
/ aɪˈrɛn ɪks, aɪˈri nɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
the branch of theology dealing with the promotion of peace and conciliation among Christian churches.Compare polemics (def. 2).
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British Dictionary definitions for irenics
/ (aɪˈriːnɪks, -ˈrɛn-) /
(functioning as singular) that branch of theology that is concerned with unity between Christian sects and denominations
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