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ec'umen'ical coun'cil




a solemn assembly in the Roman Catholic Church, convoked and presided over by the pope and composed of cardinals, bishops, and certain other prelates whose decrees, when confirmed by the pope, become binding. Also,Ec'umen'ical Coun'cil.

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