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English noun: ecumenism

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


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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