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Meaning of ECUMENIC

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  concerned with promoting unity among churches or religions; "ecumenical thinking"; "ecumenical activities"; "the ecumenical movement"
 

ECUMENIC is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: ecumenical, nonsectarian, oecumenic, oecumenical, unsectarian
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ec`u*men"ic\, Ecumenical \Ec`u*men"ic*al\, a. [L.
oecumenicus, Gr. ? (sc. ?) the inhabited world, fr. ? to
inhabit, from ? house, dwelling. See {Economy}.]
General; universal; in ecclesiastical usage, that which
concerns the whole church; as, an ecumenical council.
[Written also {[oe]cumenical}.]

{Ecumenical Bishop}, a title assumed by the popes.

{Ecumenical council}. See under {Council}.

 

 

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