ec·​u·​men·​i·​cism | \ ˌe-kyə-ˈme-nə-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce ecumenicism (audio) , -kyü- \

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ecumenicist \ ˌe-​kyə-​ˈme-​nə-​sist How to pronounce ecumenicist (audio) , -​kyü-​ \ noun

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Recent Examples on the Web The song-as-playlist reaches far and wide, with an admirable ecumenicism—the Eagles are there, and Fleetwood Mac, and Stan Getz, and Patsy Cline, the Everly Brothers, John Lee Hooker, the Animals, and the Who. Kevin Dettmar, The New Yorker, "What Bob Dylan Is Doing in “Murder Most Foul”," 28 Mar. 2020

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1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Ecumenicism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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