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English noun: ecumenism

1. ecumenism (group) a movement promoting union between religions (especially between Christian churches)


Synonymsoecumenism


Broader (hypernym)front, movement, social movement

2. ecumenism (communication) (Christianity) the doctrine of the ecumenical movement that promotes cooperation and better understanding among different religious denominations: aimed at universal Christian unity


Synonymsecumenicalism, ecumenicism


Broader (hypernym)church doctrine, creed, gospel, religious doctrine


Domain categoryChristian religion, Christianity









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