[ek-yoo-muh-niz-uh m, ih-kyoo- or, esp. British, ee-kyoo-] /ˈɛk yʊ məˌnɪz əm, ɪˈkyu- or, esp. British, ˈi kyʊ-/
doctrines and practices, especially as manifested in the .
the aim of unity among all Christian churches throughout the world
1948, from ecumen- (see ecumenical) + -ism.
ecumenism [(ek-yoo-muh-niz-uhm, i-kyooh-muh-nizuhm)]
A movement promoting cooperation and better understanding among different religious groups or denominations.
[ey-koo or, sometimes, ee-see-yoo] /eɪˈku or, sometimes, ˈiˈsiˈyu/ noun 1. a former money of account of the European Common Market that was used in international finance until the was adopted and was based on the combined prorated values of the currencies of member nations. [ey-kyoo; French ey-ky] /eɪˈkyu; French eɪˈkü/ noun, plural écus [ey-kyooz; French […]
Economic Commission for Western Asia
[ek-suh-muh, eg-zuh-, ig-zee-] /ˈɛk sə mə, ˈɛg zə-, ɪgˈzi-/ noun, Pathology. 1. an inflammatory condition of the skin attended with itching and the exudation of serous matter. /ˈɛksɪmə; ɪɡˈziːmə/ noun 1. (pathol) a skin inflammation with lesions that scale, crust, or ooze a serous fluid, often accompanied by intense itching or burning n. 1753, from […]
[ek-oh-spee-sheez, -seez, ee-koh-] /ˈɛk oʊˌspi ʃiz, -siz, ˈi koʊ-/ noun, Ecology. 1. a taxon consisting of one or more interbreeding ecotypes: equivalent to a taxonomic . /ˈiːkəʊˌspiːʃiːz; -ˌspiːsiːz; ˈɛkəʊ-/ noun 1. (ecology) a species of plant or animal that can be divided into several ecotypes ecospecies (ē’kō-spē’shēz, -sēz) A species considered in terms of its […]