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congress

noun [C]  /ˈkɑŋ·ɡrəs/ us  
a formal meeting of representatives from countries or organizations at which ideas are discussed and information is exchanged: the fourth congress of the European Association for Lexicography
Translations of “congress”
in Korean 회의…
in Arabic مُؤتمَر…
in French congrès, Congrès…
in Turkish kongre…
in Italian congresso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 代表大會…
in Russian съезд…
in Polish kongres…
in Spanish congreso, Congreso…
in Portuguese congresso…
in German der Kongreß…
in Catalan congrés…
in Japanese 大会…
in Chinese (Simplified) 代表大会…
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