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One entry found for ecumenical.
Main Entry: ec·u·men·i·cal
Pronunciation: secondarystressek-yschwa-primarystressmen-i-kschwal
Function: adjective
Etymology: from Latin oecumenicus "worldwide," from Greek oikoumenemacron "the inhabited world," from oikein "to inhabit," from oikos "house"
1 : worldwide or general in extent, infuence, or application
2 : of, relating to, or representing the whole of a body of churches
3 : leading toward agreement or cooperation among Christians
- ec·u·men·i·cal·ly /-i-k(schwa-)lemacron/ adverb

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