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ecumenical

adjective uk   /ˌiː.kjʊˈmen.ɪk.əl/ /ˌek.jʊ-/ formal us  
encouraging the different Christian Churches to unite: an ecumenical serviceChristian denominationsThe Roman Catholic Church
ecumenicism
noun [U] uk   /-ɪ.sɪ.zəm/ us  
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