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[ahy-ren-iks, ahy-ree-niks] /aɪˈrɛn ɪks, aɪˈri nɪks/

noun, (used with a singular verb)
the branch of theology dealing with the promotion of peace and conciliation among Christian churches.
Compare (def 2).
/aɪˈriːnɪks; -ˈrɛn-/
(functioning as sing) that branch of theology that is concerned with unity between Christian sects and denominations


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