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oecumenical

[ek-yoo-men-i-kuh l or, esp. British, ee-kyoo-] /ˌɛk yʊˈmɛn ɪ kəl or, esp. British, ˌi kyʊ-/
adjective
Also, oecumenic.
Related forms
nonoecumenical, adjective
unoecumenical, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for oecumenical

ecumenical

/ˌiːkjʊˈmɛnɪkəl; ˌɛk-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Christian Church throughout the world, esp with regard to its unity
2.
  1. tending to promote unity among Churches
  2. of or relating to the international movement initiated among non-Catholic Churches in 1910 aimed at Christian unity: embodied, since 1937, in the World Council of Churches
3.
(rare) universal; general; worldwide
Derived Forms
ecumenically, oecumenically, adverb
Word Origin
C16: via Late Latin from Greek oikoumenikos, from oikein to inhabit, from oikos house

oecumenical

/ˌiːkjʊˈmɛnɪkəl/
adjective
1.
a less common spelling of ecumenical
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