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Meaning of ECUMENISM

Pronunciation:  'ekyûmu`nizum

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[n]  the doctrine of the ecumenical movement promoting cooperation and better understanding among different religious denominations; aimed at universal Christian unity

ECUMENISM is a 9 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: ecumenicalism, ecumenicism
 See Also: doctrine, ism, philosophy, school of thought



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