Complete Definition of "ecumenical"

English

Alternative forms
ecumenic

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËÉkjumÉnɪkÉl/
SAMPA /<tt>%EkjumEnIk?@l</tt>
audio|en-us-ecumenical.ogg|Audio (US)

Adjective
ecumenical

  1. general;universal|Universal

#(ecclesiastical|Ecclesiastical) Pertaining to the Christian Church in a worldwide sense or of the desire to unite the denomination|denominations of the Christian Church

  1. of or pertaining to a movement (ecumenical movement)
  2. interreligous or interdenominational
  3. including or containing a mixture of diverse elements or styles; mixed

Translations
trans-top|ecclesiastical
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Swedish: ekumenisk
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Derived terms
ecumenicism
ecumenism
ecumenically
ecumenicist
ecumenicity

Category:Christianity

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