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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ec·u·men·i·cal /ˌɛkjəˈmɛnɪkəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ec·u·men·ic Ec·u·men·ic·al a.  General; universal; in ecclesiastical usage, that which concerns the whole church; as, an ecumenical council. [Written also œcumenical.]
 Ecumenical Bishop, a title assumed by the popes.
 Ecumenical council. See under Council.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: concerned with promoting unity among churches or religions;
             "ecumenical thinking"; "ecumenical activities"; "the
             ecumenical movement" [syn: ecumenic, oecumenic, oecumenical]
      2: of worldwide scope or applicability; "an issue of
         cosmopolitan import"; "the shrewdest political and
         ecumenical comment of our time"- Christopher Morley;
         "universal experience" [syn: cosmopolitan, oecumenical,
          general, universal, worldwide]